This unit covers the key elements and essential concepts of ocean wave mechanics that are relevant to design of offshore and coastal structures, including wave-energy conversion devices. The unit extends the concepts in JEE221 Fluid Mechanics and provides the foundations for JEE484 Design of Floating Structures and JEE402 Design of Coastal Engineering Structures.
|Unit name||Applied Ocean Wave Mechanics|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Jean-Roch Nader
Dr Jean-Roch Nader
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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ILO 1 Describe the different formulations of regular ocean wave kinematics and wave loads and evaluate their applications in design of offshore and coastal structures
ILO 2 Analyse the different transformation processes of ocean waves and different wave-energy conversion methods.
ILO 3 Analyse the application of different wave spectra to describe irregular, linear ocean waves
ILO 4 Implement some of the calculation methods and develop a solution strategy to problems related to ocean wave kinematics and loads on structures
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,731.00||030913|
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3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
Online Quizzes (2 x 5%), Class Test 1 (20%), Class Test 2 (30%), Assignment 1 (15%) and Assignment 2 (25%)
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