2.019 Design of Ocean Systems


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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.

This class has 2.001, 2.003, 2.005, and 2.016 as prerequisites.

2.019 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by C. Chryssostomidis and M. S. Triantafyllou.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Fridays in NE45-202A.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Design of Ocean Systems site or on the 2.019 Stellar site.

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