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2.019 Design of Ocean Systems

Prereq: 2.001; 2.003[J]; 2.005 or 2.016
U (Spring)
12 Units

Complete cycle of designing an ocean system using computational design tools for the conceptual and preliminary design stages. Team projects assigned, with each student responsible for a specific subsystem. Lectures cover hydrodynamics; structures; power and thermal aspects of ocean vehicles, environment, materials, and construction for ocean use; generation and evaluation of design alternatives. Focus on innovative design concepts chosen from high-speed ships, submersibles, autonomous vehicles, and floating and submerged deep-water offshore platforms. Lectures on ethics in engineering practice included. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided.Enrollment may be limited due to laboratory capacity; preference to Course 2 seniors.

C. Chryssostomidis, M. S. Triantafyllou

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