SKID2300 - Ship Design III - Design Methods


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content

- 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

Limited admission to classes.

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

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Structures
Contact information


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