In this unit, students learn how to determine hydrostatic data for any hull form, and predict the influence of hull form on vessel stability characteristics. Students are also introduced to means of determining a vessel's global longitudinal strength and methods of analysing local structure. Additionally students are introduced to an overview of the naval architectural design process and the more prominent regulatory constraints.
|Unit name||Principles of Naval Architecture|
|Faculty/School||Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
A/Prof Jonathan Binns
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- BE Degree or equivalent; or a demonstrated ability in an engineering discipline and applied mathematics. For example: successful completion of qualifications for a Chief Engineer or Shipmaster.
Fully online (S2) and on-campus (S1)
Design studies 60%, Open-book test 2x 15%, Online discussions 10%
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Molland, A.M., The Maritime Engineering Reference Book: A Guide to Ship Design, Construction and Operation, Elsevier, 2008
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