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Module

MAR1016 : Marine Design and Professional Skills

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Maryam Haroutunian
  • Lecturer: Dr Kayvan Pazouki, Dr Paul Stott, Dr Narakorn Srinil, Professor Richard Birmingham
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 15.0

Aims

•       Introduction to design theory and Practice
•       Introduction to Marine Industry and research
•       Fundamentals of Marine Technology

Outline Of Syllabus

•       Introduction to design theory and Practice
o       Design Theory
o       Practical Design Exercise
o       Design and professionalism
o       Visualisation, Communication including Lines Plan, and computation (CAD and programming)
•       Introduction to Marine Industry and research
o       Introduction to sectors of Marine Industry (Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Offshore Engineering, Small Craft Technology and Marine Production)
•       Insight into current practice involving site visits to facilities such as Ports, Shipyards, Simulators, Design and Shipping Services, Ships and Small Craft, Offshore Industry and Marine Engineering
o       Familiarisation with Marine Research Facilities including the Engine Laboratory, Hydrodynamics laboratory and the Propulsion Laboratory and the RV Princess Royal
•       Fundamentals of Marine Technology
o       Fundamentals of Naval Architecture
•       Basic naval architectural terms and concepts as well as Archimedes principles, establishing equilibrium
•       Numerical integration for calculating various ship properties (inc. areas, volumes, centroids, 1st and 2nd moments of area)
•       Ship transverse and longitudinal stability: calculation of metacentric radius, metacentric height and righting level; calculation of KG and the effects of loading and offloading cargo; special cases including suspended loads, free surface effect, basic flooding calculations; calculation of heel and trim; populating curves of static stability with an introduction to cross curves of stability; stability evaluation considering IMO criteria.
o       Fundamentals of Marine Engineering
•       Ships and Machinery: Types of propulsion engines, Main and Auxiliary Machinery arrangements.
•       Marine Diesel Engines: Four stroke and two stroke cycles, Power measurement (indicated power, brake power, fuel power, efficiencies), Combustion equations, Stoichiometric air/fuel ratio calculation, Gas exchange process and pressure charging, Components of two and four stroke engines.
•       Marine Engine Supporting Systems: Fuel system, lubricating oil system (including Cylinder oil lubrication), cooling systems and air starting system.
•       Boilers: Steam requirements, Boilers types, other boiler arrangements, boiler mountings, purity of boiler feed water, Boiler water treatment.
o       Fundamentals of Marine Production
•       Key processes and strategies used in the production of different marine vehicles in different materials
•       Launching and retrieval techniques for ships and marine structures
•       Comparative review of different shipyard types

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable