This unit is an advanced ocean engineering unit that introduces the students to key concepts in coastal engineering. The unit extends and applies the concepts from Applied Ocean Wave Mechanics and Applied Offshore Structural Engineering to the context of coastal-zone hydrodynamics, design of coastal-protection structures, and management of coastal environment. In addition, the students are introduced to the elements of port engineering.
|Unit name||Design of Coastal Engineering Structures|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Damon Howe|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply key concepts in coastal-zone hydrodynamics in the design of coastal structures.
- Explain natural coastal processes and their impact on coastal engineering.
- Implement calculation methodologies in the design of coastal structures and port facilities for a given design brief.
- Understand engineering accountability for safety and environment in the context of sustainable design of coastal engineering structures.
|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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1 x 2-hr workshop weekly (13 weeks)
1 x 1 hr workshop weekly (13 weeks)
1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Quiz (10%)|Group Design Presentation (20%)|Individual Assignment 1 (30%)|Design Project (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Reeve, D., Chadwick, A. and Fleming, C., 2018. Coastal engineering: processes, theory and design practice. CRC Press.
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