Syllabus

This course was originally offered in Course 13 (Department of Ocean Engineering) as 13.022. In 2005, ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 (Department of Mechanical Engineering), and this course was renumbered 2.24.

Week # Lec # Topics Key Dates
1 1 Conservation Laws And Boundary Conditions
2 2 Linear and Second-Order Wave Theory Homework 1
3 Linear and Second-Order Wave Theory
3 4 Wave Energy Density and Flux Homework 1 Due / Homework 2 Assigned
5 Wave Momentum Flux
4 6 Wavemaker Theory Homework 2 Due / Homework 3 Assigned
7 Translating Coordinate Systems
5 8 Ship Kelvin Wake
6 9 Linear Wave-Body Interaction
Quiz #1: 1-½ Hours - Open Book
7 10 Added-Mass, Damping Coefficients And Exciting Forces Homework 4 Due / Homework 5 Assigned
8 11 Long Wavelength Approximations
12 Wave Scattering By A Vertical Circular Cylinder
9 13 Forward-Speed Ship Wave Flows Homework 5 Due / Homework 6 Assigned
14 Strip Theory Of Ship Motions. Heave & Pitch
10 15 Ship Roll-Sway-Yaw Motions Homework 6 Due / Homework 7 Assigned
16 Derivative Seakeeping Quantities
11 Quiz #2: 1-½ Hours - Open Book
12 17 Seakeeping In Random Waves Homework 7 Due / Homework 8 Assigned
18 Solution of Wave-Body Flows, Green's Theorem
13 19 Rankine Intergral Equations For Ship Flows Homework 8 Due / Homework 9 Assigned
20 Panel Methods
14 21 Wave Drift Forces Homework 9 Due
22 Second-Order Wave Theory
15 23 Second-Order Wave Effect On Offshore Platforms
Review Session Review Session
16 Quiz #3: 1-½ Hours - Open Book