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This unit provides an introduction to 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. The unit also introduces the student to the application of project management concepts and tools within the broader maritime engineering context.

Summary 2020

Unit name Introduction to Maritime Science, Engineering and Technology
Unit code JEE246
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Nagi Abdussamie

Teaching staff

Dr Nagi Abdussamie

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



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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Discuss fundamental knowledge of marine sciences relevant to maritime engineering

ILO 2 Describe the different types of marine crafts and structures that suit their operational role(s) and explain the different systems required to operate them

ILO 3 Explain the concepts and apply basic tools in project management in conjunction with the recognition of the importance of team work

ILO 4 Recognise the importance of ethics and sustainable engineering practice and argue their implications within the roles of engineers in the society



Teaching Pattern

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


Examination 40%, Team project report 30%, Survey Report 20%, Online Quiz 10%

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