The Ship Construction and Stability 5 course builds up from the previous officer level to management responsibilities for control of trim, stability, and stress for a vessel performing a given voyage. The course also covers the ship construction process, corrosion prevention, bilging, and international conventions and codes.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Outline shipbuilding materials.
- Outline welding and cutting processes.
- Explain the importance of a transverse bulkhead.
- Differentiate between watertight and weathertight doors.
- Outline corrosion on ships, and develop a corrosion prevention plan.
- Explain the requirements for classification society surveys.
- Calculate angle of heel after loading, discharging, and shifting weights on board.
- Use ship's hydrostatic data.
- Calculate draft and trim after loading, discharging, and moving weights on board.
- Outline the requirements for surveys, and precautions when entering dry dock.
- Outline the effects of density on ship's draft.
- Compare ship's stability at moderate and large angles of heel.
- Outline simplified stability data, and its use.
- Calculate dynamical stability.
- Calculate change in trim due to density.
- Demonstrate the ability to use a computer-based program to calculate ship's stability and stresses.
- Outline intact stability requirements for the carriage of grain.
- Analyze ship's GM by rolling period tests.
- Calculate permeability.
- Calculate the effect of flooding on transverse stability and trim.
- Calculate the effect of flooding on vessel's stability.
- Outline the precautions during an inclining experiment.
- Outline the intact stability requirements for passenger and cargo ships under 100 metres.
- Outline the master's responsibilities under international conventions and codes.
- Discuss the effect of beam and freeboard on ship's stability.
Effective as of Fall 2020
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