This unit covers contemporary or advanced topics, or recent advances in different fields of ocean engineering. It provides students with a broad knowledge of the state-of-the-arts in ocean engineering. Topics may vary between unit offerings and range from:
- Subsea systems for oil and gas production, including subsea structures, subsea pipelines and marine risers, subsea control system.
- Methods for underwater survey, including principles of underwater acoustics, side scan sonar, multi-beam sonar.
- Remotely operated vehicles (ROV) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and their applications in subsea survey and construction.
- Offshore renewable energy systems
|Unit name||Special Topics in Ocean Engineering|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Shuangshuang Fan
Dr Shuangshuang Fan
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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ILO 1 Discuss the different underwater or ocean surface systems and their applications
ILO 2 Explain the technical, environmental, safety, health, and commercial issues related to the design, installation and operation of underwater or ocean surface systems
ILO 3 Analyse some simple solution methodologies related to design, installation and operation of underwater or ocean surface systems
ILO 4 Evaluate a conceptual solution to complex problems in design, installation and operation of underwater or ocean surface systems
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,826.00||031701|
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2 x 2-hr lecture weekly (13 weeks)
Conceptual Design Reports 60%, Class Test 30%, Online quizzes 10%
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