Launceston, Hunter Maritime College
Controlling and managing the stability of the vessel when at sea and in port to ensure the safety of the vessel, its cargo and crew is a prime domain of responsibility of the ship's officer. This unit focuses on the conceptual knowledge and practical application of ship stability on commercial vessels.
A student completing this unit will be able to apply various stability concepts addressing aspects in statical and dynamical stability, ensuring that regulatory recommendations are met and that the vessel maintains its stability under all conditions of its operation. It is further designed to blend the theoretical concepts with real life experience; using typical shipboard stability applications. The unit will build up on the knowledge attained in Ship Stability & Seaworthiness unit of the Watchkeeper study and is a core unit of the final year. This unit meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the Maritime Training Package MAR60315, the STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments) and Table A-II/2 of the STCW code.
|Unit name||Advanced Ship Stability|
|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
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%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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