IP505614 - Best Practice - Virtual Prototype and Digitalisation of Marine Design and Operations


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Introduction to visual communication in engineering

Planning and execution of visual communication

3D visualization in CAE tools

Creating virtual environments

3D animation of marine operations

Learning outcome

After having passed the exam the student should know the basic methodology and main priciples of visualization and animation techniques applied in engineering.     

After the course the student should master advanced visual communication methods, and be able to plan and execute a visualization project.  The student should master different software to produce realistic visualization of static as well as animations of dynamic systems.     

The student can visualize any engineering case independently and master terminology in the field.

Learning methods and activities

The course is given during one week, and is organized with lectures on background topics and an introduction to a case study. The case study will then be solved individually or in groups and documented in a project report. The total workload for the course is expected to be 2 weeks including independent research and literature survey supporting the project work.Grading will be based on the project report, and will assess the candidate(s) ability to interpret, familiarize, reflect and apply the course topics.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Project report (100%)

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:
Master in Ship design - Part time (852MEDELT)
Master in Ship design - part time (851MDELT)
Master of Product and System Design - Part time (841MDELT)
Master of Product and System Design - Part time (846MEDELT)
Naval Architecture (850MD)
Naval Architecture (850ME)
Product and System Design (840MD)
Product and System Design (845ME)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  3.8 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100

Release 2019-12-09

Submission 2019-12-16

Release 17:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100

Submission 2020-05-20

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
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