SKID2203 - Ship Design II - Hull Construction


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Muntlig eksamen 100/100 30 minutes E

Course content

Load transfer.
Loading conditions for ships, calculating moments and shear forces for the hull beam.
Identification of strength elements.
Simplification and definition of structural problems.
Global and local strength.
Girder systems.
Buckling of plates.
Design criteria.
Material properties.
Connections and details.

Learning outcome

Knowledge about:
- Different Ship Types.
- Relevant Structural Design Processes.
- Methods for structural design.
- Present innovation processes within ship design.

Skills in:
- Application of relevant digital tools.
- Determining the critical loading conditions for the vessel.
- Hand calculation of structural strength elements
- Application of computer aided strength calculations of local and global strength elements.

Competence in:
- Therminology
- Flag State requirements.
- Owners' requirements.
- The role of the classification societies.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory project work. 

Compulsory assignments

  • Project Work

Further on evaluation

Re-sit exam: Oral examination

Course materials

Compendium "Struktural Design of Ships", Arne Jan Sollied.
Classification Rules from DNV GL.
"Ship design for Efficiency and Economy", Schneekluth & Bertram.
"System Based Ship Design", Kai Levander.
User manual for the ship design software Maxsurf.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Structures
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Muntlig eksamen 100/100 E 2021-05-11 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
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