IP200117 - Ship Design III - Design Methods


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 30 minutes E

Course content

- Design Methods
- Main characters
- Hull design
- Weight estimation
- Load conditions
- Stability
- General Arrangement
- Top-down and Bottom-Up approaches
- Design Trade-offs

Learning outcome

Learning outcome

- Relevant Ship Design Methods
- Different Ship Types
- Owners requirements
- Class requirements
- Statutory requirements
- Main dimensions and lines
- Optimalization
- Decision-making Tools

- Application of relevant computer program for design of lines.
- Application of relevant computer program for calculation of lightship weight - distribution and load conditions.
- Stability requirements
- General Arrangement Drawings

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods and activities

Lectures, excercises, laboratory tests and project work. 

Compulsory assignments

  • Project Work

Further on evaluation

Resit exam : Oral examination

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Ship Design (699SD)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 4

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Structures
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 E 2020-11-16 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Oral examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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