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.
|Unit name||Introduction to Maritime Science, Engineering and Technology|
|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|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Discuss fundamental knowledge of marine sciences relevant to maritime engineering.
- Describe the different types of marine crafts and structures that suit their operational role(s) and explain the different systems required to operate them.
- Explain the concepts and apply basic tools in project management in conjunction with the recognition of the importance of teamwork.
- Recognise the importance of ethics and sustainable engineering practice and argue their implications within the roles of engineers in the society.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Test or quiz (5%)|Test or quiz (5%)|Assignment (30%)|Examination - invigilated (internally) (40%)|Assignment (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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