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Course Name
Turkish Gemi İnşaatı
English Ship Design
Course Code
GEM 326E Credit Lecture
Semester 6
3 2 2 -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator
Course Objectives Definition of various characteristics of ships, economics and design, feasibility study, optimization, sensitivity analysis. Design methods, statistical and systematic design using similar ships and type ship. Creativity in design, decision based design, design synthesis. Ship weight groups and weight classification, capacity calculations, powering, vibration, noise, stability, seakeeping and maneuverability in design. Freeboard and tonnage calculations, national and international rules, regulation and standards, safety, fire safety and lifesaving in design. General arrangement design, presentation of design, quality management in design. Apply CAD programs to the related subjects.
Course Description 1. To introduce engineering design concept and its methods,
2. To present formal methods on creativity and to improve creative thought generation by group work,
3. To establish an understanding of stages, methods and tools for ship design,
4. To improve knowledge on components of a ship, ship types, ship layout and system integration,
5. To introduce social, technical and economic constraints on ship design and to introduce a review of relevant maritime regulations,
6. To establish an ability to analyze requirements of a design and to develop satisfactory alternatives for the problem and to reach a solution by using decision criteria,
7. To improve skills of presentation and report writing on technical and feasibility studies,
8. Additionally ethic and professional responsibilities of a naval architect in the process of ship design are introduced as a vital part of undergraduate education.
9. The course aims to enhance the individual skills as well as group work skills by means of lectures, class assignments and group projects.
Course Outcomes 1. Be familiar with the concepts of ship design
2. Perform a preliminary ship design calculation, weight calculations, economic performance estimation
3. Be familiar with relevant maritime regulations
4. Understand the technical, and economic issues
Develop leadership characteristics and able to carry on research on the given design assignments
Pre-requisite(s) GEM321E Ship Theory
GEM341E Shi Hydrodynamics
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