88355 - Naval Engineering and Design

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to introduce the processes and methods used to design ships and other marine vehicles. Engineering philosophy and design practice will be introduced, and practical experience on the use of CAD and CAM software in marine design will abe promoted.

Course contents

This course introduces students to basic naval architectural knowledge. It enables students to familarisethemselves with naval architectural terms, ship components and undertakes simple hydrostatics and stability calculations. Students will be abe to carry out calculations to determine ship stability in all conditions. The content covers Calculation of areas, moments and centroids, transverse stability, longitudinal stability, large angle stability, damage stability, launching.

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Office hours

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Industry, innovation and infrastructure

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.