Course - Marine Operations - SKID2301
SKID2301 - Marine Operations
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021
Overview of relevant marine operations.
Overview of relevant rules and regulations.
Vessel response and operability. Weather window - Waiting on Weather (WoW).
Towing operations: Morison equation. Bollard pull. Line strength. Propeller characteristics. Dynamic effects in towing.
Laying of pipelines/cables: Various laying methods (S-lay, J-lay, Reel-lay). Catenary equation.
Lift and installation of subsea modules: Dynamic model for a SDOF system. Lifting phases. Lifting appliances. Heave compensation.
- have a comprehensive understanding of the mathematical models used to analyse relevant marine operations.
- has a fundamental knowledge of irregular sea states and how waves affects the vessel response.
- has an overview of relevant marine operations and how to estimate response of the involved vessels and/or the equipment used during the operation.
- has a good understanding of the fact that planning and execution of marine operations requires interdisciplinary insight and competence.
- has a good knowledge of existing rules and guidelines to perform dynamic analysis of marine operations.
- can update his/her knowledge in line with changes in rules and guidelines.
- has an overview of what fatal consequences accidents in connection with marine operations might have.
- knows how to apply fundamental mechanical principles to analyse relevant marine operations.
- is able to reflect over the obtained analysis results to evaluate if the operation is feasible, or if new solutions or methods must be developed.
- is able to find relevant and comparable results to support the problem at hand.
- knows how to apply relevant scientific tools tp perform dynamic analyses of relevant marine operations.
-is aware of the relevant challenges related to the execution of marine operations, including the interaction between technological and human factors.
-is able to communicate challenges related to the execution of marine operations based on the experiences found during the planning of the operation.
-is capable of carrying out work tasks (or projects) stretching out in time and involving several persons with different background and skill.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures and assignments
8 out of 10 mandatory assignments in each semester must be approved before access to exam is granted.
- Mandatory assignment
Further on evaluation
5 hours written exam.
Re-sit examination: Oral exam held during the re-sit exam period.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Recommended previous knowledge
IP204512 Marine Hydrodynamics
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III
Language of instruction: Norwegian
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering
- * 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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