
Herbein, David; McCoy, Timothy J. (Timothy John)
Introduction to principles of naval architecture, ship geometry, hydrostatics, calculation and drawing of curves of form, intact and damaged stability, hull structure strength calculations and ship resistance. Projects include analysis of ship lines drawings and ship model testing.

Sclavounos, Paul D.; Kimball, Richard Warren, 1963
Theory and design of hydrofoil sections; lifting and thickness problems for subcavitating sections, unsteady flow problems. Computeraided design of low drag, cavitation free sections. Lifting line and lifting surface theory with applications to hydrofoil craft, rudder, and control surface design. Propeller lifting line and lifting surface theory; computeraided design of wake adapted propellers, unsteady propeller thrust and torque. Flow about axially symmetric bodies and lowaspect ratio lifting surfaces. Hydrodynamic performance and design of waterjets. Experimental projects in the variable pressure water tunnel.

Burke, David V.
Ship longitudinal strength and hull primary stresses. Ship structural design concepts. Effect of superstructures and dissimilar materials on primary strength. Transverse shear stresses in the hull girder. Torsional strength of ships.Design limit states including plate bending, column and panel buckling, panel ultimate strength, and plastic analysis. Matrix stiffness, grillage, and finite element analysis. Computer projects on the structural design of a midship module. From the course home page: Course Description This course is intended for first year graduate students and advanced undergraduates with an interest in design of ships or offshore structures. It requires a sufficient background in structural mechanics....

Leonard, John J.
Introductory subject for students majoring or minoring in ocean engineering and others desiring introductory knowledge in the field. Physical oceanography including distributions of salinity, temperature, and density, heat balance, major ocean circulations and geostrophic flows, and influence of wind stress. Surface waves including wave velocities, propagation phenomena, and descriptions of real sea waves. Acoustics in the ocean including influence of water properties on sound speed and refraction, sounds generated by ships and marine animals, fundamentals of sonar, types of sonar systems and their principles of operation.

Milgram, Jerome H.
This subject teaches students, having an initial interest in sailing design, how to design good yachts. Topics covered include hydrostatics, transverse stability, and the incorporation of the design spiral into one's working methods. Computer aided design (CAD) is used to design the shapes of hulls, appendages and decks, and is an important part of this course. The capstone project in this course is the Final Design Project in which each student designs a sailing yacht, complete in all major respects. The central material for this subject is the content of the book Principals of Yacht Design by Larssson and Eliasson...

Leonard, John J.; Schmidt, Henrik; Sclavounos, Paul D.
An introduction to the formulation, methodology, and techniques for numerical solution of engineering problems. Fundamental principles of digital computing and the implications for algorithm accuracy and stability. Error propagation and stability. The solution of systems of linear equations, including direct and iterative techniques. Roots of equations and systems of equations. Numerical interpolation, differentiation and integration. Fundamentals of finitedifference solutions to ordinary differential equations. Error and convergence analysis. Subject taught first half of term.

Milgram, Jerome H.
Introduction to numerical methods: interpolation, differentiation, integration, systems of linear equations. Solution of differential equations by numerical integration, partial differential equations of inviscid hydrodynamics: finite difference methods, panel methods. Fast Fourier Transforms. Numerical representation of sea waves. Computation of the motions of ships in waves. Integral boundary layer equations and numerical solutions.

Triantafyllou, Michael S.
Maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients. Memory effects. Linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion. Control surfaces modeling and design. Engine, propulsor, and transmission systems modeling and simulation during maneuvering. Stability of motion. Principles of multivariable automatic control. Optimal control, Kalman filtering, loop transfer recovery. Term project: applications chosen from autopilots for surface vehicles; towing in open seas; remotely operated vehicles.

Schmidt, Henrik; Wierzbicki, Tomasz; Battle, David J.
Foundations of 3D elasticity. Fluid and elastic wave equations. Elastic and plastic waves in rods and beams. Waves in plates. Interaction with an acoustic fluid. Dynamics and acoustics of cylindrical shells. Radiation and scattering by submerged plates and shells. Interaction between structural elements. Response of plates and shells to highintensity loads. Dynamic plasticity and fracture. Damage of structure subjected to implosive and impact loads.

Consi, Thomas R., 1956; Hover, Franz S.
A twosemester subject sequence (of which this is the first half) that demonstrates the design process through its application to a working modelscale ocean system. Emphasis is on carrying out the design and implementation of the system, including demonstration of its operation in the marine environment. Spring Term: Introduction to the design process and its application to ocean engineering. Design project with students developing system definition and completing its preliminary design. Students are instructed in the design process, embedded systems programming and interfacing techniques, sensors, actuators, and the control of marine systems. Communications skills are honed through written and oral...

Schmidt, Henrik
Wave equations for fluid and viscoelastic media. Wavetheory formulations of acoustic source radiation and seismoacoustic propagation in stratified ocean waveguides. Wavenumber Integration and Normal Mode methods for propagation in planestratified media. SeismoAcoustic modeling of seabeds and ice covers. Seismic interface and surface waves in a stratified seabed. Parabolic Equation and Coupled Mode approaches to propagation in rangedependent ocean waveguides. Numerical modeling of target scattering and reverberation clutter in ocean waveguides. Ocean ambient noise modeling. Students develop propagation models using all the numerical approaches relevant to stateoftheart acoustic research.

Yue, Dick KauPing
The fundamentals of fluid mechanics are developed in the context of naval architecture and ocean science and engineering. Transport theorem and conservation principles. NavierStokes' equation. Dimensional analysis. Ideal and potential flows. Vorticity and Kelvin's theorem. Hydrodynamic forces in potential flow, D'Alembert's paradox, addedmass, slenderbody theory. Viscousfluid flow, laminar and turbulent boundary layers. Model testing, scaling laws. Application of potential theory to surface waves, energy transport, wave/body forces. Linearized theory of lifting surfaces. Experimental project in the towing tank or propeller tunnel.

Patrikalakis, N. M. (Nicholas M.); Vandiver, J. Kim
Introduction to dynamics and vibration of lumpedparameter models of mechanical systems. Threedimensional particle kinematics. Forcemomentum formulation for systems of particles and for rigid bodies (direct method). NewtonEuler equations. Workenery (variational) formulation for systems particles and for rigid bodies (indirect method). Virtual displacements and work. Lagrange's equations for systems of particles and for rigid bodies. Linearization of equations of motion. Linear stability analysis of mechanical systems. Free and forced vibration of linear damped lumped parameter multidegree of freedom models of mechanical systems. Application to the design of ocean and civil engineering structures such as tension leg platforms.

Patrikalakis, N. M. (Nicholas M.); Maekawa, Takashi, 1953
Topics in surface modeling: bsplines, nonuniform rational bsplines, physically based deformable surfaces, sweeps and generalized cylinders, offsets, blending and filleting surfaces. Nonlinear solvers and intersection problems. Solid modeling: constructive solid geometry, boundary representation, nonmanifold and mixeddimension boundary representation models, octrees. Robustness of geometric computations. Interval methods. Finite and boundary element discretization methods for continuum mechanics problems. Scientific visualization. Variational geometry. Tolerances. Inspection methods. Feature representation and recognition. Shape interrogation for design, analysis, and manufacturing. Involves analytical and programming assignments.

Patrikalakis, N. M. (Nicholas M.); Connor, J. J. (Jerome J.)
Fundamental concepts of structural mechanics with applications to marine, civil, and mechanical structures. Residual stresses. Thermal effects. Analysis of beams, columns, tensioned beams, trusses, frames, arches, cables, and shafts of general shape and material, including composites. Elastic buckling of columns. Exact and approximate methods, energy methods, principle of virtual work, introduction to computational structural mechanics. Examples from civil, mechanical, offshore, and ship structures.

Techet, Alexandra Hughes
Development of the fundamental equations of fluid mechanics and their simplifications for several areas of marine hydrodynamics. Application of these principles to the solution of ocean engineering problems. Topics include the principles of conservation of mass, momentum and energy; hydrostatic behavior of floating and submerged bodies; lift and drag forces; dimensional analysis; wave forces on ships and offshore platforms; laminar and turbulent flows. Experimental projects conducted in ocean engineering laboratories illustrating concepts taught in class, including ship resistance and model testing, lift and drag forces on submerged bodies, and vehicle propulsion.

Chun, JungHoon; Kang, David S.; D'Arbeloff, Alex; Auh, Jae
Introduction of engineering management. Financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents and technical strategy. Case study method of instruction emphasizes participation in class discussion. Juniors, seniors, or graduate students. Engineering SchoolWide Elective subject.

Sclavounos, Paul D.
Introduces the physics and mathematical modeling of linear and nonlinear surface wave interactions with floating bodies, e.g., ships and offshore platforms. Surface wave theory, including linear and nonlinear effects in a deterministic and random environment. Ship Kelvin wave pattern and wave resistance. Theory of linear surface wave interactions with floating bodies. Drift forces. Forward speed effects. Ship motions and waveinduced structural loads.

Triantafyllou, Michael S.
Maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients. Memory effects. Linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion. Control surfaces modeling and design. Engine, propulsor, and transmission systems modeling and simulation during maneuvering. Stability of motion. Principles of multivariable automatic control. Optimal control, Kalman filtering, loop transfer recovery. Term project: applications chosen from autopilots for surface vehicles; towing in open seas; remotely operated vehicles.

Barnett, Arnold; Larson, Richard C., 1943; Odoni, Amedeo R.
Quantitative techniques of operations research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, and pickup and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically oriented urban service systems (e.g., fire and police departments, emergency medical services, and emergency repair services). Unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multiserver queuing theory, spatial location theory, network analysis and graph theory, and relevant methods of simulation. Computer exercises and discussions of implementation difficulties.