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Launceston, Hunter Maritime College

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Unit name Advanced Ship Stability
Unit code JND318
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
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Teaching Pattern

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

2.5 hrs / 1/ week / for 10 weeks

Total Hrs 25

Tutorial Duration / Frequency / Time Tabling

2.5 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks

Total Hrs 25

Attendance is ecommended for end of semester consolidated teaching period.


Assessment 1: Quizzes – 10%

Assessment 2: Class exam - 20%

Assessment 3: Practical Assessment - UP

Assessment 4: Final Exam – 70%

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1. Kemp, J.F and Young, Peter, Ship Stability Note and Examples, 3rd edition, Oxford, 2001.

2. Subramanium, H, Ship Stability II and III (any edition), Nutshell series, 1990

3.Derrett, D. R and Barrass, C. B., Ship Stability for Masters and Mates, 6th edition, Oxford,2006

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