Courses & Units

Materials & Production Processes for Maritime Infrastructure JEE253



This unit provides an introduction to fundamental aspects of the rational engineering approaches and issues which influence the construction of marine vessels, on-board systems and offshore structures including materials. The unit will serve sympathetic approaches of the procedures, processes, tools, techniques, strategies and tactics used for managing on-site construction and production operations in a multi-tasking team environment. This unit further develops soft skills gained in the first year and project management in the second year. Moreover, the unit will cover corrosion, heat treatments in steel, quality and safety related issues to understand its relevance for theory and practise employed during construction and production of maritime infrastructures.


Unit name Materials & Production Processes for Maritime Infrastructure
Unit code JEE253
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Ahmed Elhanafi

Teaching staff

Dr Ahmed Elhanafi

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Demonstrate a basic knowledge of regulatory, practical and economic constraints on design including identifying issues regarding the methodology and efficiency of production for any vessel or structures.

ILO 2 Recognise the concepts of ship production systems and main hardware elements of shipyards and integral processes within production line and associated current technologies.

ILO 3 Describe elementary knowledge of construction, installation operations of offshore structures.

ILO 4 Explain the principles of quality management, sustainability and ethics during the construction including risks management, meetings and negotiations with stakeholders and make key decisions during the planning and execution phases of a project.

ILO 5 Analyse the qualitative and quantitative properties of electrolytic cells and heat treatments in steel. Apply electrochemical knowledge to recognising and controlling the different types of corrosion encountered in engineering structures.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 031799

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture, 1 x 2-hr tutorial and 1 x 2-hr practical weekly (13 weeks)


Barge Construction Project 35%, CAD Drawing Assignment 25%, Labs 20%, Quizzes 20%

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