The calendar below provides information on the course's lecture (L) and recitation or lab (R) sessions.
Course schedule.
SES # 
TOPICS 
KEY DATES 
I. Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics 
L1 
Introduction 

L2 
Hydrostatics 
Assessment due 
L3 
Qualitative Flow Descriptions
Conservation Laws 

R1 
Lab Tour and Safety Briefing 

L4 
Bernoulli's Equation
Vorticity 
Homework 1 due 
L5 
Potential Flow 

R2 
Lab 1: Added Mass 

L6 
Unsteady Bernoulli's Equation
D'Allembert's Paradox 
Homework 2 due 
L7 
Added Mass
Strip Theory 
Lab 1 due 
R3 
Recitation 

L8 
Added Mass (cont.) 
Homework 3 due 

Exam 1 

II. Free Surface Waves and Wave Forces on Offshore Structures and Vehicles 
L9 
Linear FreeSurface Gravity Waves 

R4 
Lab 2: Waves 

L10 
Waves (cont.) 
Homework 4 due 
L11 
Energy in Waves 
Lab 2 due 
R5 
Recitation 
Project proposals due 
L12 
Forces on Bodies 
Homework 5 due 
L13 
Wave Drag 

R6 
Recitation 

L14 
Forces on Bodies (cont.) 
Homework 6 due 
L15 
Forces on Bodies (cont.) 

R7 
Lab 3: Ship Resistance 

III. Viscous Flows and Free Surface Flows 
L16 
Boundary Layers
Viscous Drag 
Homework 7 due 
L17 
Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) 
Lab 3 due 
L18 
Review 
Homework 8 due 

Exam 2 

R8 
Recitation 

L19 
Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) (cont.) 
Homework 9 due 
L20 
Propellers 
Homework 10 due 
L21 
Propellers (cont.) 

R9 
Recitation 
Project written reports due 
L22 
Fish Swimming 
Homework 11 due 
L23 
Project Presentations 

L24 
Review 


Final Exam 
