OE 524 Introduction to Ship Design and Ship Building

Overview of maritime industry; types and purposes of commercial and naval ships; introduction to various disciplines of naval engineering; concepts of hydrostatics, resistance, and propulsion; overview of ship systems and general arrangements; introduction to towing tanks and model testing methodology; overview of preliminary ship design with brief group design project; and basics of ship building, operation, repair, and maintenance.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Ocean Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester