This unit equips students with a knowledge of vessel hull forms, hydrostatic concepts and parameters, structural analysis methods and phases within the design process. This knowledge can then be applied to obtain solutions to practical problems pertaining to the design of ships' hulls and structure. The unit builds upon prior undergraduate engineering knowledge.
|Unit name||Principles of Naval Architecture|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Hossein Enshaei|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Calculate hydrostatic data for any hull form and predict the influence of hull form parameters on a vessel's stability characteristics;
- Demonstrate the use of various analysis methods for both global and local structures within the elastic and plastic regimes;
- Design an efficient hull structure compliant with practical operational requirements and appropriate codes and regulations; and
- Produce a limited set of design drawings to industry standards.
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|Assessment||(15%)| (50%)| (20%)| (15%)|
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Molland, A.M., The Maritime Engineering Reference Book: A Guide to Ship Design, Construction and Operation, Elsevier, 2008.
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