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Module

MAR8024 : Ship Performance at Sea

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr David Trodden
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module aims to develop knowledge and understanding of:
A1: Those technical factors which affect the performance of a ship hull and her machinery at sea.
A2: Main causes of performance losses (in-service) associated with the hull and propulsion, and methods to estimate these losses.
A3: Estimation of energy performance and indicators.
A4: Assessment of environmental ship performance and impact.

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction to Ship Performance at Sea, review the objectives of study.
Forces acting on a ship in her natural environment (seaway). Voluntary and involuntary speed reduction.
Direct and indirect forces and assessment of such on ships.
Wind and wave forces and how to estimate them.
Effect of seaway on Resistance and Propulsion.
Hull roughness and fouling.
Performance loss estimation.
Environmental impact of ships in service.
Ways to assess the environmental performance of a ship in a seaway.
Design and Operational aspects for energy efficiency of a ship in service
Environmental/Energy Indexing methods
Environmental regulations
Pollution Prevention methods

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.

Reading Lists

Timetable