Courses & Units

Production Processes for Maritime Infrastructure JEE253


The 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 practice employed during construction and production of maritime infrastructures.


Unit name Production Processes for Maritime Infrastructure
Unit code JEE253
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


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


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the main components of a maritime production facility, yard layout, flow planning and process theory that support contemporary manufacturing processes
  • Apply Computer Aided Engineering and manufacturing software for maritime products.
  • Produce technical drawings for production and product assembly of maritime assets.
  • Employ information management and due diligence for application.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
031799 $1,118.00 $1,118.00 not applicable $3,115.00

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KAA108 or JEE113


Teaching Pattern

Asynchronous content; Podcast and 1 x 3-hr learning workshop weekly; Practical labs and build studio time as specified.

AssessmentQuiz (10%)|Quiz (10%)|Launching Laboratory (20%)|Production Facility Design (25%)|Design and construction group project (35%)
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