Courses & Units

Resistance and Propulsion JEE333


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
Unit code JEE333
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

A/Prof Pengfei Liu

Teaching staff

A/Prof Pengfei Liu

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

3 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly, Experimental Laboratories as advised


Exam 50%, Assessments 50%

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