Courses & Units

Principles of Naval Architecture JEE504

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Principles of Naval Architecture
Unit code JEE504
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Coordinator

A/Prof Jonathan Binns

Teaching staff

A/Prof Jonathan Binns (Semester 1 & 2)

Mr Fred Barrett (face-to-face)

Mr Rohan Langford (online)

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

    • 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online (S2) and on-campus (S1)

Assessment

Design studies 60%, Open-book test 2x 15%, Online discussions 10%

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Textbooks

Required

Molland,  A.M.,  The  Maritime  Engineering  Reference  Book:  A  Guide  to  Ship  Design, Construction and Operation, Elsevier, 2008

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