Students completing this unit will identify the considerable changes taking place in shipbuilding practice with the development of technology and the changes in the rules governing their construction and operation. The unit further focusses on the knowledge and skills needed in maintaining the vessel's seaworthiness to Class recommendations. It also incorporates a ship master's perspective in understanding the operation of the main propulsion and auxiliary machinery and responding to consequences in the event of machinery malfunction.
The unit will build on the knowledge attained in Shipboard Operations II of the second year of studies.This unit meets the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the Maritime Training Package TDM60407, the STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments) and Table A-II/2 of the STCW Code.
|Unit name||Ship Design|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Captain Anand Ravi|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hunter Maritime College||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Demonstrate the ability to monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements and measures to ensure the safety of life at sea, security, and the protection of the marine environment.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of ship construction and assess reported defects and damages to cargo spaces, hatch covers and ballast tanks and take appropriate action including damage control.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of marine engineering systems and services including operation of remote controls of the propulsion plant.
- Demonstrate the ability to respond to navigational emergencies from a management-level perspective.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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2-hour lecture 3 times a week
Once only (10 times)
Tutorial 2-hour tutorials 3 times a week 18 Weekly (3 times)
|Assessment||MyLO Quiz- Multiple choice (5%)|Term Test - Online descriptive assessment on MyLO (15%)|Final Exam- Online descriptive assessment on MyLO (65%)|Structure & Engineering Assignment (15%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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