Courses & Units

Introduction to Maritime Science, Engineering and Technology JEE246

Introduction

This unit introduces the ocean environment and the role of maritime engineers in the design of maritime infrastructure. The unit covers essential elementary knowledge of marine sciences, types of marine crafts and maritime structures, marine systems, and ocean renewable energy technology. This unit will provide future maritime engineers with the core understanding required for the application of technical knowledge throughout their further studies.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Maritime Science, Engineering and Technology
Unit code JEE246
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Coordinator Associate Professor Michael Woodward
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

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

Key

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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 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the function and design of maritime platforms.
  • Develop a range of research skills to appraise emerging offshore technologies.
  • Discuss relationships between maritime infrastructure and oceanography to inform the engineering design process.
  • Explain the role of engineering systems in supporting the operation of maritime platforms.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

AssessmentClass Tests (50%)|Team Report (30%)|Review Assignment (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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