Hull Design and Fairing Training for Professionals Level 1 & 2
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Design and Fairing Training for Professionals Level 1 & 2
Ships - Yachts - Workboats - Multihulls
Preliminary Design – Final
Design – Fairing for Production – Hull Optimization
Goal: Design high quality hulls with Rhino fast and flexible
Rhino enables accurate,
flexible and fair hull design with the “Rapid Hull Modeling
This method is developed by RhinoCentre in co-operation with other
professionals in the marine industry.
After years of offering training and services to leading companies in
the marine industry worldwide,
RhinoCentre finally developed the unique training modules: Prepare2d
input and Hull Design and
Fairing Level-1 and Level-2.
These three modules are now combined in a three day training that
unveils the mystery of Class-A
fairing to any designer, naval architect and shipyard.
One free extra day enables you to work on your own project under our
You decide which program makes you successful and productive:
Please ask for the in-Company training
||and prices for open
||Price per person (excl. VAT)
|| Hull design and
fairing Training Level 1 & 2
|| Three days
|| Work on your
|| Program 1 + Feedback support
on your work
|| 8 hours at
||€1980 + €560 = €2540
Program 1 + 2
for your business
|| 16 hours
at your request
||€2540 + €1120 = €3660
Find the discount for extra trainees from the same
company down below
Every trainee is asked to send in their specific hull type which will be
practiced during the course. By sending it in, we can check the
feasibility and assist you to be successful. Send in a 3d model, lines
drawing, general arrangement plan or some images.
Two extra services are offered for a special price:
1. Feedback support when you want us to help you out
with your hull design and fairing after the training. Just send us your
and we take a look, make suggestions and
get you rolling again. This is really practical becoming more
finding an elegant hull definition and
2. Project support for your business means that you
can hire us to set up a hull definition for your type of ship hull
whether it is a
new design or reverse engineering of an
existing hull shape from a lines drawing for example.
1 - Prerequisites for this training: Rhino Level 1
training or six months of working with Rhino
2 - For designing some aft bulb hulls and twin skeg
hull configurations the T-Splines plugin for Rhino is required. Even
then this Rapid Hull Modeling
3 - Support hours have to be spent within six months after the training.
All training details are also published in this PDF
Prepare 2D input:
Prepare 2D AutoCAD drawings to be used as input for 3D Rhino.
Use the prepared AutoCAD drawing in a clever and clean way.
Using images (PDF, JPG etc.) as a reference for quick and accurate 3d
• Hull design and fairing Level
Setting up a hull definition from scratch based on the Rapid Hull
Analyze the hull surface quality, hull surface character and
Fairing techniques that lead to Class-A surfaces.
Generate a lines-drawing.
Examine example hull types to be used as a starting point for future
• Several types of merchant vessels.
• Several types of (mega) yachts.
• Several types of workboats.
• Hull design and fairing Level 2:
Model a 3d hull from an existing 2d lines drawing or general arrangement
Finding the best strategy; understanding before making decisions.
Put a strategy into practice.
Generate dynamic sections, waterlines and buttocks.
About continuity (G0/G1/G2/G3/G4).
Create and maintain developability.
13 - 16 October 2014
• Training also available incompany on your
location. Contact us for details.
• Maximum of eight trainees
• Prices per person:
o Program 1: € 1980,- excl. VAT
o Program 2: € 2540,- excl. VAT
o Program 3: € 3660,- excl. VAT
o Discount for more trainees from the same
• Register now or mail us for more info at
• Training days from 09:00 to 17:00 with a lunch at 12:30.
• Lunch, coffee, tea and fresh drinks are included
• Training facility at RhinoCentre:
Address: Westersingel 4, 8913
CK, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
• RhinoCentre is a “McNeel Authorized Training Center”.
• The training includes a splendid training manual.
• Training language is English
• RhinoCentre provides training laptops (English OS and
• You are allowed to use the example hulls from the
training for commercial purposes.
Gerard Petersen is naval architect, founder of RhinoCentre and uses
Rhino since 2001 in his projects in the most integrated way. Petersen
developed hull design and fairing skills to be able to develop
innovative concepts with unique hull shapes like the integrated trimaran
The trimaran project proved that Rhino is a professional tool to turn an
idea into reality.
Since 2003 RhinoCentre shares and increases Rhino knowledge in offering
consultancy and other services to the marine industry
The best example is the joined development of the Rapid Hull Modeling
with people of several c
ompanies and organizations.
On the other hand RhinoCentre is in close contact with McNeel &
the developers of Rhino as well as plugin developers to make
Rhino even better.
RhinoCentre maintains with most of our customers a long lasting
based on trust and equality.
Don’t hesitate contacting us for more information at
or call +31 58 2131855
Example page of the training manual
Rhino costs a fraction of other
software for modeling hulls.
Rhino is good for initial design
up to production fairing.
Native Rhino is enough for modeling and fairing of most
Orca3d plugin for Rhino
makes modeling and fairing
even easier, and adds tools for (real time) hydrostatics, intact
stability, resistance calculation,
T-Splines plugin is the next step to model complex aft bulb hulls
and twin skeg propeller arrangements as a single surface.
Export your Rhino hull to any analysis tool (damaged stability, CFD
etc.) or engineering software.
Research Institutes like
MARIN rely also on Rhino. They can directly use
your hull surface for their purpose.
Only Rhino can integrate the design of the hull, superstructure,
interior, deck layout, structure
and technical installations in one 3D-model fast and flexible.
Design any ship type with a fair
hull surface in a few hours including basic hydrostatic analysis and a
lines drawing. Editing a design later is done in no time.
For a master in hull modeling the job of accurate reverse engineering
from an existing
lines drawing is a matter of two
or three days work.
Grasshopper plugin enables parameterization of
ship design. This is especially useful for exploring design ideas,
create variations on a theme or eliminating dumb work.
As designing and fairing hulls in Rhino is so fast it is easy to compare
several designs on certain parameters to come to
the best solution and prove
this to the client.