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Training Manual

Day 1

ShipWeight overview

oTechnical overview of system and databases

Customizing ShipWeight System Database

oHow to Create and Edit Work Breakdown Structure

oCreate Project Type Structure

oCreate Own Parameters

oCreate Parameter Views

Starting a new project

oCreating a new project from scratch, enter main parameters

oProject administration functions; open, save, save as, delete. Project organization in folder structure.

Customizing ShipWeight Project Options

oChange labels, decimals and units

oChange Main Window fields/columns

oSet Project Properties

Setting up custom codes and item settings  

oDefine Custom Codes

oDefine Item Settings

Day 2

Enter weight data manually

oNavigating in the weight work breakdown structure (WBS), understanding the item window and its relation to the WBS.

oItem History , deleted items

oManual input of weight data, related information, and learning about the quantity fields and their settings.

Import of data

oHow to import from Excel. Looking at various ways of importing into ShipWeight. Understanding the basic import settings in the Data File Import window.

Retrieving specific data in ShipWeightFiltering of the ShipWeight data, simple and advanced filters. Finding a specific weight item. Learning how to use wild card. Storing filters.

oSorting of data in ShipWeight. Sanity check using sort.

oChange values for multiple rows at once. Execute calculations on data in ShipWeight.

oUnitWeight library using custom codes

oItem Server library

Getting Results and Output

oGetting summaries and grouping Weight and CG.

oMake, check and export a weight distribution curve.

oCalculation of moment of inertia and radius of gyration

oExporting data and make project backups

oRun simple Reports

Quality Assurance

oFind duplicate items and check for extreme values

oCompare Weight Group levels

oRun a Code Definition Check via Code Envelopes

Day 3

Playground Area

oSetting up a sandbox environment in ShipWeight, moving weight items into the playground area and back to the live database

oUsing the playground area as a net change log and approval tool

Export to historical database

oLearning the difference between a project and a historical vessel. Preparing a project for export to the historical database. Treating of remainders

oExporting to the historical database.

Parametric Estimation in ShipWeight

oLearning about parametric estimation

oCreating your estimation methods

oStandard deviation and uncertainty handling in ShipWeight

oEstimation of “local” CG

oGoing from parametric estimation to follow-up

Day 4

Loading Conditions

oLoading Conditions using Loading Condition Window

oGetting Hydrostatic Calculated

oDefining Loading Conditions using Global Filters

Phase Codes

oLearn about the use of Phase Codes in ShipWeight

Administration tasks in ShipWeight

oSetting up users and user groups, giving permissions to users

ShipWeight Plugins

oNavisworks Plugin

Performance issues

oHow to optimize speed and performance when working on large databases and/or slow networks

Day 5

Reports in ShipWeight

oCrystal Report in ShipWeight, how to create your own Reports