Wet Exhaust Removal Compartment Re-Zoning
Rubicon Associates were engaged to develop the design for a vessel wet exhaust compartment re-zoning project.
Rubicon Associates were engaged to review and develop a feasibility study on increasing accommodation and hotel services for the Tongan landing craft, Voea Late.
Outboard Trial Plan
Rubicon Associates were engaged to prepare trial documentation to enable Austal and the Commonwealth to assess the performance of new Yamaha F70 outboard motors (replacing the previous Yamaha 90A motors) and the impact on the sea boat’s envelope for launching from, and returning to, the GCPB.
Potable Hot Water & Freshwater Systems Upgrade
Rubicon Associates completed a review and developed an engineering proposal for the upgrade of the vessel’s potable hot water and freshwater systems.
Low Voltage Upgrades
Rubicon Associates completed a review and developed an upgrade proposal for the vessel's low voltage power system.
Onboard Training System (OBTS) Improvement
BAE Systems Australia
Rubicon Associates was contracted to perform detailed structural static and dynamic analysis and provide design change recommendations on the proposed installation of a new onboard training, assessment and qualification system.
Systems Proposals and Updates
Rubicon Associates worked with Austal to develop proposals for engineering changes across multiple systems, including the navigation systems, hotel services, fire fighting systems and electrical upgrades.
Remediation Project – Hydraulic Oil Systems Analysis
BMT Design and Technology/ACPB SPO
Rubicon Associates was contracted to assist in reviewing the Hydraulic Oil (HO) cleanliness procedures on board and for developing new process recommendations.
Feasibility Study for Inergen Firefighting System
Rubicon Associates was contracted to prepare a Feasibility Study Report (FSR) for the RAN to consider whether to progress with the installation of a Water Mist or Inergen Inert Gas Engine Room Firefighting system on the MHC’s.
Toxic Gas Flow CFD Analysis
Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG)
In collaboration with the client, Rubicon Associates undertook a steady-state toxic gas flow Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis. The CFD analysis also provided coarse, steady-state based information about local high levels of turbulence due to flow around objects.