22.486 Ocean Engineering

Ocean Engineering

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3859
Status Active

Summary of the ocean environment. Fluid mechanics of ocean waves. Modeling and scaling laws for ships, submarines, and river and estuary flows. Hydrodynamics of offshore and coastal structures. Floating and submerged body hydrodyamics. Marine propulsion. Introduction to various underwater systems.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 22.213 Dynamics, and 22.381 Fluid Mechanics; Co-Req: 22.342 Convective Processes.