This unit aims to introduce students to the fundamental knowledge and tools required for the analysis of oscillating systems within the maritime engineering field. Students will be required to perform calculations enabling them to model systems such as ocean waves using differential equations, vector calculus and spectral analysis techniques. Students will apply these skills in the design of experiments to investigate engineering problems at both model and full scale. This unit prepares students for analysing a wide range of maritime engineering problems including structural motions, vibration and heat and fluid transfer.
|Unit name||Maritime Dynamics and Waves|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Chris Chin|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Model engineering systems using differential equations and vector calculus.
- Analyse oscillating systems using spectral analysis techniques.
- Model regular and irregular ocean waves using 1st order principles.
- Apply experimental design techniques to full and model scale experiments.
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PrerequisitesJEE104 Mathematics II or KMA154 Mathematics 1B|KAA111 Engineering Dynamics
3 hour workshops weekly
1 hour tutorial weekly
|Assessment||Individual lab report (25%)|Team Lab Report (25%)|Class Tests (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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