This unit is an advanced ocean engineering unit that introduces the students to the complex hydrodynamic and structural problems associated to the design of floating structures. By combining the knowledge gained in Hydrostatics, Applied Ocean Wave Mechanics and Mechanics of Solids, students will learn the engineering principles that dictate the size and govern the loads and motions experienced by free and moored floating structures. Finally, the students will be exposed to current experimental and numerical simulation techniques used to evaluate the performance of these structures.
|Unit name||Design of Floating Offshore Structures|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Damon Howe|
|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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- Appraise factors that influence the design of floating offshore structures
- Apply analysis techniques and relevant design codes to determine the optimum configuration and main dimensions of a floating offshore structure
- Apply numerical methods to evaluate the global performance of floating offshore structures and the optimum mooring configuration
- Design small-scale model experiments to evaluate the hydrodynamic characteristic and performance of a floating offshore structure
|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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PrerequisitesJEE225 AND JEE252 AND JEE306
3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Online Quiz (10%)|Final Exam (30%)|Individual Design Project (30%)|Team Design Project (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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