Readings

The following notes and slides are used as readings for the course.


SES # TOPICS READINGS
I. Introduction to Marine Hydrodynamics
L1 Introduction Introduction (PDF)

Slides (PDF)
L2 Hydrostatics Hydrostatic Pressure (PDF)
L3 Qualitative Flow Descriptions

Conservation Laws
Basic Principles of Fluid Mechanics (PDF)
R1 Lab Tour and Safety Briefing
L4 Bernoulli's Equation

Vorticity
L5 Potential Flow Potential Flow Theory (PDF)
R2 Lab 1: Added Mass
L6 Unsteady Bernoulli's Equation

D'Allembert's Paradox
Fluid Forces on Bodies (PDF)
L7 Added Mass

Strip Theory
Added Mass (PDF)

Slides (PDF)
R3 Recitation
L8 Added Mass (cont.)
Exam 1
II. Free Surface Waves and Wave Forces on Offshore Structures and Vehicles
L9 Linear Free-Surface Gravity Waves Free Surface Water Waves (PDF)

Slides (PDF - 1.1 MB)
R4 Lab 2: Waves
L10 Waves (cont.)
L11 Energy in Waves
R5 Recitation
L12 Forces on Bodies Froude Krylov Excitation Force (PDF)
L13 Wave Drag
R6 Recitation
L14 Forces on Bodies (cont.)
L15 Forces on Bodies (cont.)
R7 Lab 3: Ship Resistance
III. Viscous Flows and Free Surface Flows
L16 Boundary Layers

Viscous Drag
L17 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV)
L18 Review
Exam 2
R8 Recitation
L19 Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) (cont.)
L20 Propellers
L21 Propellers (cont.)
R9 Recitation
L22 Fish Swimming
L23 Project Presentations
L24 Review
Final Exam