This unit covers the key elements and essential concepts of ocean wave mechanics that are relevant to the design and development of offshore and coastal structures. Additionally, the unit helps students in developing and applying appropriate computational methods relevant to engineering problems of wave mechanics. The unit provides the foundations for JEE359 Design of Floating Offshore Structures and JEE402 Design of Coastal Engineering Structures.
|Unit name||Applied Ocean Wave Mechanics|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Jean-Roch Nader|
|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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- Apply wave kinematics principles to derive wave loads on coastal and offshore structures
- Implement computational methods to problems related to ocean wave kinematics and loads on structures
- Discuss sustainable wave energy resources and conversion methods
- Implement irregular ocean wave analysis relevant to Ocean Engineering applications
|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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2h lectures + 2h tutorials per week
|Assessment||Online Quiz (10%)|Class Test 1 (20%)|Class Test 2 (30%)|Final Assignment (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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