Knowledge of the behaviour of a marine vehicle in waves and its manoeuvring characteristics is essential when designing such vehicles. The purpose of the unit is to introduce the concepts of ship behaviour in waves and ship manoeuvring and to introduce the process of evaluating the seakeeping and manoeuvring performance of a marine vehicle. This builds on the basic engineering knowledge gained in previous years.
|Unit name||Seakeeping and Manoeuvring|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Jonathan Duffy|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply techniques to predict the roll, pitch and heave motion of a vessel travelling in regular waves and irregular waves and assess vessel motions against seakeeping criteria.
- Describe the concepts of dynamic stability, motion reduction devices, added resistance in waves and methods to predict the likelihood of seasickness.
- Describe the manoeuvring forces acting on a vessel and the equations of motion governing vessel manoeuvring.
- Apply techniques to predict and assess the manoeuvring behaviour of a vessel.
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PrerequisitesJEE235 AND JEE221
3 hours Lectures weekly; 1 hour Tutorial, Laboratories as advised
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