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Principles of naval architecture

Individual course

The course will start with an introductory phase identifying a generic framework for ship design using the classical design spiral. Ship mission, main dimension and powering requirements are defined using statistical methods. Hull form definition is based on the hydrostatics, hydrodynamics and ship general arrangement. Definition of ship structure, equipment and machinery at conceptual level using reference techniques. Weight estimation is carried out using statistical methods and initial ship geometry.

After completing the course, the student:

  • understands the different disciplines of naval architecture and different phases of the product development cycle.
  • can identify the different design methods and tools for different disciplines and can select the design tools based on the design stage.
  • remembers the basic terminology and notations of the naval architecture and search field specific literature for different design tasks.

Work load:

  • Lectures 12 x 2 hours
  • Exams 2 x 3 hours
  • Assignments 12 x 7 hours
  • Self study 12 x 2 hours

More info in Aalto University’s WebOodi course page.

Responsible teachers

Aalto University
Jani Romanoff , Associate professor
jani.romanoff(at)aalto.fi
Aalto University
Spyros Hirdaris , Associate professor
spyros.hirdaris(at)aalto.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Technical studies
Topic:
Mechanical engineering
Course code:
MEC-E1004
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
7.9.–11.12.2020
Application deadline:
31.8.2020
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended
Place of contact learning:
Espoo
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
B.Sc. studies
Study suitable for:
Master's level students in engineering, business or for example in biology, geology and social sciences. Professionals already working in industry.
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