For those who want a thorough introduction to themes in marine technology and want to use this competence for design of marine structures (as for example marine vessels, oil and gas platforms or offshore wind turbines), this course is important for their future career.
Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.
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Number of semesters
Language of instruction
Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
Give the students a thorough introduction to selected themes in marine technology by:
- Giving the students an understanding of waves and forces from waves on marine structures
- Giving the students an introduction to wind and forces from wind on structures exposed to wind load
- Giving the students an introduction to analysis of dynamic effects related to marine structures
- Illustrating principles for dimensioning of structures from idea generation to recirculation of materials
- Giving the students an understanding of how to control the floating stability of marine floating structures
- Giving the students an understanding of technical solutions for use in the marine environment
- Giving the students an introduction to realistic design of marine structures
The course gives a thorough introduction to and understanding of hydrodynamics, linear wave theory and calculation of on wave forces on marine structures and pipelines. Both static and dynamic evaluations are carried out and extreme values are being calculated. Furthermore an introduction to wind and wind loads is given. Principles for the dimensioning of structures are being discussed. Furthermore, stability of floating structures is discussed. Realistic design of fixed space frame offshore structures is being discussed.
Required prerequisite knowledge
MAT200 Mathematical Methods 2, STA100 Probability and Statistics 1
OFF515 Offshore Field Development
Form of assessment
One written exam and one assignment
A - F
The written exam weights 80 % and the assignments weights 20 %
Regneøvinger - 6 av 8 må bestås, Lab exercise
Home exercises - 4 out of 5 must be approved. Lab exercise.
80 % of home exercises must be approved by subject teacher(s) to get access to the exam. Home exercices could be given as group work. Obligatory laboratory exercise and lab report.
Muk Chen Ong
Sverre Kristian Haver
Jasna Bogunovic Jakobsen
Ove Tobias Gudmestad
Head of Department:
Tor Henning Hemmingsen
Method of work
In average five hours of lectures and two hours exercises every week, more during certain periods. Home exercises: 80% of exercises must be approved prior to the student is allowed to enter the exam. The exercises shall be handed in according to plans for the course. Active participation at lectures in class is recommended. All information about the course (including information about time for lectures) will be posted on CANVAS. The course is given in English and most of the lectures will be given jointly with other courses. Mandatory work demands (such as hand in assignments, lab-assignments, projects, etc.) must be approved by subject teacher within given deadline.
Masterstudents at Faculty of Science and Technology who fulfill the necessairy prerequisits. Qualified students (Bachelor degree in technology) with very good grades can apply to the course as a separate course. The student shall in this case undertake to be an active student during the lectures.
By form and/or by discussions in class in accordance with university regulations.