OE 643 Stability & Control of Marine Craft

Basic concepts of stability and automatic control, equations of motion of marine craft, representation of hydrodynamic forces and moments, equilibrium conditions and perturbation equations, stability criteria, Routh-Hurwitz method, directional stability and maneuvering control, effects of wind, waves and restricted waters, stability of towed bodies, anti-rolling and anti- pitching control systems, and dynamic simulations of marine systems.




Ocean Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 2