Courses & Units

Maritime Engineering Design JEE483




This unit provides students with knowledge and skills required to analyse and design marine thermo-fluid engineering equipment.   A problem-based learning approach is used through two design projects to provide real engineering design tasks.  Students are introduced to individual component design criteria and the relevant classification society design rules.   It builds on the knowledge gained in Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Marine Thermal Energy Systems.


Unit name Maritime Engineering Design
Unit code JEE483
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Javad Mehr

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Explain the design features and practical constraints of marine machinery.

ILO 2 Recognise and evaluate the performance and technical specifications of marine machinery.

ILO 3 Predict marine machinery component reliability in accordance with reliability and maintenance theories.

ILO 4 Apply the national and international classification and statutory regulations in the design of marine machinery components and systems.


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031701 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,826.00

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JEE246 and JEE458


Teaching Pattern

4 hours Lecture/Tutorials weekly, practicals as advised.


Assignment 1 (30%), Assignment 2 (60%) and Group Presentation (10%)

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