Launceston, Hunter Maritime College
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|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Blended delivery in the form of lectures and online learning supplemented with consolidated face to face learning and practical training in simulated ship environment towards the end of semester
Students attending classes and students electing to study on flexible mode will follow the same class time table. Total lecturing hours have not changed from the existing. Both categories of students will have access to the same resources through MyLo
Lectures Duration / Frequency / Time tabling
5 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks
Total Hrs 50
Attendance is recommended for end of semester consolidated teaching period.
Assessment 1: Assignments – 20%
Assessment 2: Class exam - 20%
Assessment 3: Final Exam - 60%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Bryce, G.J & Eyre, D.J. 2012, Ship Construction, Burlington: Elsevier Science. Dokkum, K. 2008, Ship Knowledge: Ship Design, Construction & Operation, Ekhuizen, Netherlands. Eyres, D.J.2007, Ship Construction, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
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