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Syllabus for

Academic year
MMA136 - Ship geometry and hydrostatics
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-25 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPNAV
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Mechanical Engineering, Shipping and Marine Technology
Department: 48 - SHIPPING AND MARINE TECHNOLOGY


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: C
Minimum participants: 8
Maximum participants: 50

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   29 Oct 2014 pm L,  03 Jan 2015 pm L,  28 Aug 2015 pm L

In programs

MPNAV NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Universitetslektor  Martin Schreuder


Replaces

MMA135   Ship geometry and hydrostatics

Course evaluation:

http://document.chalmers.se/doc/71c503b9-9ce7-42b0-be15-5944707f1633


Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites

Mathematics(including mathematical statistics, numerical analysis and
multi-variable calculus), Mechanics and strength of material and, Fluid
mechanics.

Aim

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to two basic areas of naval architecture: the geometrical description of the hull and its hydrostatic stability properties under intact and damaged conditions.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- Use a CAD software to generate a ship hull
- Understand a lines drawing
- Discuss hull main particulars using the right terminology
- Show knowledge about the main effects influencing the stability
- Analyse a ship hull with respect to intact and damaged stability
- Take rules and regulations into account in hull design
- Show knowledge about probabilistic method for damaged stability

Content

Parametric description of the hull: main dimensions and shape coefficients.
The lines drawing.
Computer Aided Design of ships.
Hydrostatics.
Stability at small and large heel anglesl
Righting moment curve.
Longitudinal stability and trim.
Effects of free surfaces.
Lost buoyancy / added weight of barges.
Symmetric and asymmetric flooding.
Stability during flooding.
Rules and regulations.
Grain stability, grounding and oil spill.
Probabilistic method for damaged stability.

Organisation

Teaching is in the form of lectures, tutorials and mandatory computer assignments.

Literature

See the course home page

Examination

Written examination and approved assignments.


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