OE 531 Total Ship Design I

This course is the first one of a two-course sequence and the focus will be on marine engineering aspects and machinery considerations. Topics covered in this course include: Diesel engines, steam turbines and gas turbines as marine prime movers. Thermodynamic cycles, ratings, matching to loads. Engine-propeller matching. Mechanical transmission of power to marine loads. Ship Design Process, Mission and Owner’s Requirements, Regulatory and Classification Requirements, Design/Production Integration and Ship Building Process.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Ocean Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester