Courses & Units

Principles of Naval Architecture JEE504

Launceston

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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 College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
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

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,731.00 031701

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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.

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

6 x 4-hour seminars

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

Recommended

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