Courses & Units

Design of Floating Offshore Structures JEE359

Launceston

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Design of Floating Offshore Structures
Unit code JEE359
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Coordinator Doctor Nagi Abdussamie
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Appraise the commercial, technical, environmental and social factors that influence the design of floating structures.
  • Proficiently use applicable analysis techniques and relevant design codes to determine the optimum configuration and main dimensions of a floating structure taking into consideration the factors in point 1 above.
  • Analyse the global performance of floating structures and evaluate the optimum mooring configuration.
  • Develop numerical models and scale model tests to evaluate the hydrodynamic characteristic and performance of a floating offshore structure.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031701 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,826.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

JEE221

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1-hr lectures and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

AssessmentTest or quiz (5%)|Test or quiz (5%)|Assignment (30%)|Assignment (30%)|Examination - invigilated (internally) (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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