|Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
||AKM 205 MIN DD
or AKM 205E MIN DD
or DEN 323E MIN DD
|Wave, wind and current forces acting on ships and offshore structures. Wave theories. Morison Equation,
added mass and damping. Rigid body motions of ships and floating offshore structures in regular and
irregular waves. Calculation of ship motions with 3 DOF. Levis and Frank-close-fit methods. Roll
stabilization, anti-rolling devices. Acceleration and forces due to ship motions. Frequency of encounter.
Controlled motions of ships. Directional stability and response of ships to their rudders. Various
maneuvering tests. Hydrofoils and rudder design.