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Professional Engineer: Naval Architect

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A Naval Architect is a professional engineer who is responsible for the design, construction and repair of ships, boats other marine vessels and offshore structures, both civil and military, including:

Merchant Ships - Oil/Gas Tankers, Cargo Ships, Cruise Liners etc.
Passenger/Vehicle Ferries
Warships - Frigates, Destroyers, aircraft Carriers, Amphibious Ships etc
Submarines and underwater vehicles
Offshore Drilling Platforms, semi Submersibles, FPSO's (Floating Production Storage Offloading Vessels)
High Speed Craft - Hovercraft, Multi Hull ships, Hydrofoil Craft etc
Workboats - Fishing Vessels, Tugs, Pilot Vessels, Rescue Craft etc.
Yachts, Power Boats and other recreational craft

Some of these are amongst the largest and most complex and highly valued moveable structures produced by mankind. Without them to provide for the safe and efficient transport and recovery of the world's raw materials and products, modern society, as we know it could not exist.

Modern engineering on this …

3 Langkah Mudah Menghasilkan ebook

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3 Langkah Mudah Menghasilkan ebook tanpa menulis
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Hari ini saya berikan tips untuk anda yang berminat untuk menulis
ebook, tetapi tiada masa... atau... tak pandai menulis :)

"Ebook short cut!"

Bagaimana caranya?

Langkah 1:
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Pilih satu subjek atau topik mengikut kepakaran anda... atau minat
anda. Rujuk posting semalam untuk tips passion/minat

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Temubual/Temuramah/Interview atau sewaktu dengannya pakar-pakar
industri dalam bidang anda berdasarkan sesuatu topik yang anda
ingin ketengahkan.

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Bukukan hasil temubual tersebut menjadi ebook!

Contoh-contoh ebook yang boleh dihasilkan:


1. Kaedah Mudah Hiasan dalaman Rumah dari 8 Pakar
2. 10 Tips dari 10 Juru Gambar Malaysia

DOA MURAH REZEKI

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DOA MURAH REZEKI ~ wajar diamalkan setiap waktu…Ya Allah,sekiranya rezeki kami berada di langit,maka turunkanlah ia;jika ia ada di bumi, keluarkanlah ia,dan jika ia ada di dalam lautan, munculkanlah.Sekiranya rezeki kami ada di tempat yang jauh,dekatkanlah ia;jika ia sedikit, banyakkanlah ia;dan jika caranya sukar untuk sampai kepada kami,mudahkanlah ia,serta pindahkanlah rezeki tersebut kepada kamidengan kemuliaan, kepemurahan dan kebaikanMu,dengan rahmatMu,wahai Yang Maha Pengasihidiantara yang pengasih.

EDUCATION IN NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

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EDUCATION IN NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

In these courses it is recognized that the
study of other subjects must proceed concurrently with that
of Naval Architecture.

The Naval Architect has to be responsible for the ship
as a complete design, and in this capacity should have some
familiarity with all that pertains to a ship. Thus he should
know something of Marine Engineering (especially of machinery & pro-
pellers); of Electricity; of weapons in warships; of masts,
rig, etc., in sailing; types of vessels ; of the work of the
stevedore in cargo vessels ; of
questions relating to the docking and undocking of ships ; of
appliances for loading and unloading of ships ; of the regula-
tions of the Classification Societies and the Marine Department, Malaysia
regarding structure, freeboard, and tonnage ; of appliances for
navigating, as well as having a thorough knowledge of the
practical work of the shipyard. In the early stages of a design,
the naval architect frequently has to proceed independently in
trying …

Olmert to Convert to Islam

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Message to Olmert: The way to peace is to accept Islam as the way of life. All the unnecessary & uncalled for blatant killing & terrorist acts of the Israel armed forces against Palestinians in Gaza are inhuman & creating havoc whilst destroying mosques (Muslims holy places of worship), buildings, houses, people, etc.

The time has come for the Jews to co-exist with the Palestinians.

UNITED NATIONS

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WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,AND FOR THESE ENDS to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security, and to ensure, by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest, and to employ international machinery for the promotion of the economic and social advancement of all pe…

Manage Your Project Finances

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How to Manage Your Project FinancesStep 1: Set the BudgetThe first step towards managing your project finances is to set a budget. This isn't as easy as it sounds. You need to forecast the total amount of people, equipment, materials and other expenses, needed to deliver the project. You then need to work out when in the project plan, these expenses will take place. By doing this, you can get a picture of your "project cashflow" which tells you the amount of money you need for every week in the project.Step 2: Backup FundingBefore you need it, find backup funding in the business. This is additional funding that can be used to deliver your project, if you need it. Few Project Managers actually do this in advance, but if you have almost completed a major deliverable and you suddenly run out of money, then that backup funding might "make or break" the project. You are always in a better position to get backup funding before you need it, rather than asking for more…

The power of positive thinking

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The power of positive thinking is immense, the value of a positive mental attitude is priceless. It is a value everyone must have. It is the prelude to success, within and without. To cultivate a habit of positive thinking with chains of less than perfect habits and thinking that we have picked up in the course of our lives, is an art that has to be acquired. Here are some tips for positive thinking and practical steps that enable positive thinking to be indelibly part of your life, that will leave living richer fuller and happier.
1. Learn. Read. Listen. Daily. To inspiring thoughts, audios, movies, battles conquered, adventures encountered, obstacles overcome. There are people who have distilled blood, sweat and tears of wisdom into books, tapes and courses. It is said that you become what you think about all day. Learn from and model. Associate yourself with people who think positively.
2. Optimism. Psychologist Martin Seligman mentions that those who are optimistic do no…
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Model Tests of Ship Resistance •Model tests are widely used in the design and study of large engineering constructions, such as harbor, breakwater, bridge constructions, and ship buildings. • •A ship model is geometrically similar to its prototype. The size of the model is usually much smaller than that of the ship. • •Ship model tests are employed to predict the resistance, the interaction between the hull and the propeller, seakeeping properties of a ship, etc. Therefore, model tests are very important in ship design and ship research. Here we focus on model resistance tests.

Entrepreneurs

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10 Traits of Entrepreneurs
You don't have to be a theoretical physicist to share a few character traits with Albert Einstein. Heck, you don't even have to know what theoretical physics means.
"You're no Einstein." How many times have you heard that in your life? When people have compared you to the great thinker, has it been in the spirit of sarcasm--Nice one, Einstein?Albert Einstein has become the benchmark by which everyone measures intellect, though few understand what made the man tick.
Throughout his long life, the creator of E=mc2 (and one of a handful of people to know what it really means) indicated what he saw as the path to success through his words and actions. Entrepreneurs have more in common with Einstein than they think. Many of the traits that led him to be named Time magazine's Person of the Century--kind of an elite club--drive people to create businesses. Do you see a little of Einstein in you?Imagination. Einstein said, "Imagination i…

Ship Stability Notes

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KN cross curves of stability - KN is the righting lever measured from the keel. To obtain the righting levers for a particular displacement & KG the values of KN are first obtained from the curves by inspection at the displacement concerned.

EXAMPLE SHOWING USE OF CROSS CURVES (KN) ^GZ calculations must be submitted for all sea going conditions. It is recommended that the following format be submitted for each condition included in the booklet:Righting Lever GZ = KN - KG Sin Æwhere KN = Cross Curve ordinate
KG = Centre of Gravity above base (corrected for free surface effects)
and Æ = Angle of Inclination
Condition No.
Corresponding Displacement = tonnes
KNÆ °Sin ÆKG Sin ÆGZ = (KN-KG Sin Æ )5.087210.173620.342030.500040.642860.866080.9848The Statical Stability curve may be drawn for each condition by using the GZ values calculated in the last column.APPENDIX‘B’ ^RECOMMENDED DATUM LINES FOR HYDROSTATIC
PROPERTIES AND CENTRES OF GRAVITY

Wisdom

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Luqman’s wisdom in the QuranLuqman’s wisdom in the Quran is described in the context of him explaining it to his son. It is described in the Quran in the following verses.Regarding not to associate anyone in the worship and oneness of AllahAnd (remember) when Luqman said to his son when he was advising him: “O my son! Join not in worship others with Allah. Verily! Joining others in worship with Allah is a great Zoolm (wrong) indeed. (Quran: Luqman: 13)Being dutiful to ones parentsAnd We have enjoined on man (to be dutiful and good) to his parents. His mother bore him in weakness and hardship upon weakness and hardship, and his weaning is in two years give thanks to Me and to your parents, unto Me is the final destination. (Quran: Luqman: 14)Being dutiful to ones parents except where they tell you to deviate from the Right path – But if they (both) strive with you to make you join in worship with Me others that of which you have no knowledge, then obey them not, but behave with the…

Majesty & Honour

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Majesty and Honor...'In an authentic hadith, the Prophet (Blessings and Peace be upon him) advised us to repeat this phrase often:"O' (Allah) who is full of Majesty and Honor."He (bpuh) also advised us to say:"O' Ever Living, O' One Who sustains and protects all that exists."Therefore, for one's own well being, one should invoke Allah and seek His help with these phrases, and the answer will surely then follow.[Remember] when you sought help of your Lord and He answered vou. (Qur'an 8: 9)In the life of a Muslim, there are three truly joyful days:1. The day that he abjures sinning and performs his obligatory prayers in congregation.Answer Allah [by obeying Him] and [His] Messenger when he calls you...) (Qur 'an 8: 24)

2. The day that he repents from a sin, forsakes it, and returns to his Lord. Then, He accepted their repentance that they might repent [unto Him]. (Qur'an 9. 118)3. The day that he dies to meet his L…

Most Influential

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Michael H. Hart, the American author of The Hundred: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, called Muhammad (peace be upon him) “the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels.” To this, one can add a number of his other unique achievements such as the following:

There never was anyone like Muhammad (peace be on him) whose life has been recorded in such meticulous detail, and there never was anyone in history like Muhammad (peace be upon him) whose exemplary deeds are so closely emulated in their daily lives by so many people from so many countries and regions of this world, and to this day.

It was Muhammad alone, among the religious leaders, who could establish a government based on divine guidance for the first time in human history, and that, too, in a land where anarchy had reigned supreme for centuries. He brought law, order, and social justice to a people notorious for endless retaliatory conflicts. If anyone ever becam…

Society at Peace

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But why did Muhammad (PBUH) banish the Jews from Madienah?? Is not this also a kind of Religious oppression.? Nice you have said "banishing the Jews"! because this is what really happened. Muhammad(PBUH) banished the Jews from Madienah instead of applying the rules of the Quran or that of the Old Testament "Al Taurah" upon them ; he (PBUH) didn't kill them because of "treason" .Raising of this event is for the behalf of Muslims ,if this case was presented under the Man-Made laws that are applied in any country, then the judgment would have been severe, hard and also a shame: They would have been convicted with "high treason". And proofing conspiration with enemies against the country deserves the penalty of execution!. Jews were a part of the Islamic society living in Madienah, where they used to live with Muslims as one family, the prophet (PBUH) gave them all rights of citizenship just the same given to every Muslim. He did not kick them out…

Olives - Sign of Peace

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OlivesThe olive, a sign of peace and friendship throughout the world, is described in the Holy Qur'an in Surat At-Teen.Found extensively in Asia minor, Palestine, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Italy, North Africa, Algeria, Tunisia, the state of California in America, Mexico, Peru and southern Australia, the olive plant stretches up to three meters in height. Its leaves are bright green and very attractive; and its fruits are bright bluish or violet in color. Although olives consumed straight from the plant are very nutritious, they are not usually eaten due to their metallic taste. A pickled version is consumed largely in Europe. Olives are preserved in vinegar and imported from Spain, Italy, France, Turkey and Greece, and are favored in Europe and Arab countries. Olive oil is a good preservative for other foods such as sardines and other fish.The use of olives goes back to ancient times. Vessels full of olive oil have been found, among other articles, during the excavation of …

Shipbuilding Technology

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Major categories of shipbuilding technology:
1. Business process technologies - the principal "upfront" management processes & other management activities, technologies for preliminary design, bidding, estimating & sourcing, that are linked to the marketing capabilities of shipbuilders;
2. System technologies - the engineering system, such as process engineering & computer-added design & manufacturing, that support shipyard operations;
3. Shipyard production processes technology - the methods used in fabricating, assembling, erecting & outfitting vessels;
4. New materials & new product technologies - the innovations, including new designs & components, that meet particular market needs.

Real happiness and inner peace

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Real happiness and peace can be found in submitting to the commands of the Creator and the Sustainer of this world. God has said in the Quran: “Truly, in remembering God do hearts find rest.” (Quran 13:28)On the other hand, the one who turns away from the Quran will have a life of hardship in this world. God has said:“But whoever turns away from the Quran,[1] he will have a hard life, and We will raise him up blind on the Day of Judgment.” (Quran 20:124)This may explain why some people commit suicide while they enjoy the material comfort money can buy. For example, look at Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam), formerly a famous pop singer who used to earn sometimes more than $150,000 a night. After he converted to Islam, he found true happiness and peace, which he had not found in material success.[2]Footnotes:[1]i.e. neither believes in the Quran nor acts on its orders. [2]The present mailing address of Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam), in case you would like to ask him about his feelings aft…

Globalization

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Globalization generally refers to the increasing integration of economics around the world, particularly through trade, production chains (where parts for a final good, such as an automobile, are produced in 1 country & assembled in another), & financial flows. The term increasingly also refers to the movement of people & of information (including not only financial & other raw data but ideas, fashions & culture as well) across international borders. Globalization can be understood as a driving force affecting many global issues, from migration to fair trade to debt relief.

Global issues are present in all areas of our lives as citizens of the world. They affect our economies, our environment, our capabilities as humans, & our processes for making decisions regarding cooperation at the global level (i.e., global governance). These issues often turn out to be interconnected, although they may not seem so at first, e.g. energy consumption drives climate change, wh…