This unit provides an understanding and working knowledge of resistance and propulsion of ships. Experimental and theoretical methods are covered with an emphasis on application to design. Students are shown the theory behind these methods and are required to demonstrate usage of the methods (both theory and experiment) to predict resistance and hence propulsion requirements. This unit builds on the knowledge of fluid mechanics and applies it to practical design scenarios.
|Unit name||Resistance and Propulsion|
|Faculty/School||Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
A/Prof Pengfei Liu
A/Prof Pengfei Liu
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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3 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly, Experimental Laboratories as advised
Exam 50%, Assessments 50%
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