Ship Hydrostatics and Practice - NAVL3610

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite:(MATH2019 OR MATH2018) AND MMAN2600

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Basic concepts and techniques. Hydrostatic particulars and integration techniques. Coefficients of form. Intact stability. Stability at a small angle. Cross curves of stability. Righting-arm curve. Effect of a free surface. Wall-sided formula. Effect on stability of suspended weights. Watertight subdivision. Flooding. Determination of floodable length. Launching and docking. Computer methods in hydrostatics and stability.
Ship terminology. Project visits to dockyard, classification society, naval architecture consultancies, naval vessel, harbour tug and harbour ferry. Inclining experiment on a vessel in service, and practical aspects of ship stability and stability criteria. Report writing.


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