IP200117 - Ship Design III - Design Methods


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
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

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

More on the course



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


Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Structures
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination (1) 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.
  • 1) Siste-gangs eksamen.

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