Module Catalogue

MAR2108 : Naval Architecture II

  • Offered for Year: 2017/18
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Mohammed Abdul Hannan
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Singapore
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


• Develop an understanding of the implications of ship stability in design and operation.
• Introduce the concepts of dynamic stability in terms of case studies including relevant regulations.
• Develop understanding of the implications for very large angle stability.
• Illustrate real solutions of general arrangement and accommodation design for different types of vessels.

Outline Of Syllabus

Relationship of principle parameters to displacement and stability; Static stability including the presentation of heeling lever arms; energy methods and dynamic stability; standard stability cases: the loll ship, wind heeling, crane ships; Damaged stability and flooding concepts.

Develop knowledge and understanding on how to address the General Arrangement layout and Accommodation block for vessels, consider regulatory influences on accommodation; estimate main dimensions for vessels.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Exam
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion136:0036:00Exam Revision
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture241:0024:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching121:0012:00Tutorials
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study126:0026:00Reading and writing up lecture notes
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Conceptual ideas delivered in lectures (IKO1-6). Formative numerical examples set and subsequently reviewed in tutorials (ISO1-3).

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A100N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The written examination will assess both the breadth of knowledge, written communication, literacy and ability to perform related calculations (IKO1-6 and ISO1-4). In assessing the understanding ship design concepts, ability to undertake graphical analysis and evaluation of numerical questions, literacy, numeracy, and critical thinking are assessed. The Graduate Skills Framework entries indicated as 'A' are also assessed in this way.

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