Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
DEN 411 Hydrodynamics Turkish Compulsory
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 5.5 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites AKM 205 MIN DD
or AKM 205E MIN DD
or DEN 323E MIN DD
Class Restriction None
Course Description
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.