# TBA4265 - Arctic and Marine Civil Engineering

### Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 E

### Course content

Marine physical processes. Description of waves, currents, wind and formation and mechanics of ice. Resulting consequences for marine activities. Fundamentals of statistical methods used in physical marine environment.

### Learning outcome

Knowledge of:
The student should have knowledge of:
- Calculation of Coriolis acceleration, and its consequence for wind and current.
- Spectra of wind, wind forces and structural response.
- Vertical wind profile.
- Linear wave theory - wave kinematics and dynamics.
- Wave statistics including wave spectrum.
- Wave forces.
- Ice conditions in the Barents Sea.
- Some basic conditions of sea ice physics.
- Methods for calculating ice loads from level ice on marine structures with oblique and vertical waterline (application of ISO 19906).
- Physical phenomena regarding vertical deformation of floating ice sheets (carrying capacity).
- Assumptions behind the mathematical models to calculate the carrying capacity of floating ice sheets.
- Use of laboratory experiments to find answers to complex problems.
Skills:
The student is able to:
- Make simple calculations with the static wind load.
- Apply the wind profile, extrapolate vertically and discuss wind force and structural response.
- Calculate the movement of non-breaking surface waves on water, according to linear wave theory, and the impact from such waves on vertical walls and circular-cylindrical structures.
- Interpreting a directional spectrum of waves.
- Calculate sea state parameters from time series of waves - wave-to-wave analysis.
- Estimate the extreme values ​​for marine environmental parameters on the basis of long-term measurements.
- Calculate how regular waves change height, length and direction as they propagate into the shallow water against a coast with straight and parallel bottom contours.
- Assess the local ice conditions in the Barents Sea.
- Calculate ice growth and estimate ice thickness of floating ice.
- Using ISO 19906 and estimate forces from level ice on marine structures with oblique and vertical waterline.
- Consider safety with respect to the carrying capacity of floating ice sheets (operations and transport).
General qualifications:
The student has:
- Basics to read, understand and apply key guidleines, standards and recommended practices for design and dimensioning in the field of marine civil engineering.
- A good background to be able to communicate with experts in the disciplines of oceanography, meteorology and arctic technology.

### Learning methods and activities

Lectures, laboratory demonstrations and exercises and laboratory exercises. The subject is taught in English.

### Compulsory assignments

• Exercises and laboratory demonstrations - not valid for study year 2020/20201

### Further on evaluation

Attendance at the laboratory demonstrations is mandatory. 75% of the exercises must be passed.

### Specific conditions

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

### Course materials

Information at start of term. Textbook and lecture notes.

### Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIB7065 7.5
TMR4247 3.7
More on the course

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
• Port Engineering
• Marine Civil Engineering
• Ocean-wave Physics
• Coastal Engineering
• Hydrodynamics
• Structural Engineering
• Arctic Technology
• Aqua Culture
• Structural Dynamics
• Marine Technology
• Marine Topics
• Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

# Examination

#### Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system
Autumn ORD Oral examination (1) 100/100
Summer UTS Oral examination 100/100
• * 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) Eksamen 16.-18. desember. Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation.
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