Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

NAME 1170         Introduction to Naval Architecture                                          3 cr.
Prerequisites: Credit or registration in Math 2114 (or MATH 2111 or Math 2108). An overview of the maritime industry, marine transportation systems, maritime organizations; types and purposes of commercial and naval ships, advanced marine vehicles and floating offshore structures; basics of shipbuilding, operation, safety, maintenance and environmental protection; various disciplines of naval architecture; introduction to major ship systems.

NAME 1175         Naval Architecture Laboratory                                   2 cr.
Prerequisites: MATH 2114 (or MATH 2111 or MATH 2108) and NAME 1170, all with a grade of C or better. Lines plan, general plan, construction drawings, 2D and 3D CAD applications, hull form generation, lofting, and fairing, spreadsheets and programming to solve naval architecture problems in numerical integration, linear algebra, and statistics.

NAME 2130         Introduction to Marine Engineering                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 1175 with C or better. Introduction to machinery and equipment on ships, including propulsion systems, electrical systems, auxiliary systems, and deck machinery. Inter-relationship of machinery to overall ship design; sizing and location of machinery spaces; governing rules and regulations. Machinery space arrangements. Introduction to ship's piping systems.

NAME 2160         Hydrostatics and Stability                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 1175 (or NAME 2151) and MATH 2124 (or MATH 2112 or MATH 2109), all with a grade of C or better. Hydrostatic properties, determination of areas, volumes, displacement; and buoyancy of intact and damaged vessels and their stability; stability during dry docking and when grounded; probabilistic damage stability.

NAME 3120         Ship Hull Strength                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENCE 2351, MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115), MATH 2221, and NAME 2160, all with a grade of C or better. Longitudinal strength, simple beam theory, wave theory; weight, buoyancy, load, shearing force and bending moment curves; midship section modulus; composite hull girder; transverse strength; strain energy and moment distribution methods; torsional strength; torsion of thin-walled, open sections; torque distribution; torsional loads; the use of classification society rules in the mid-ship section.

NAME 3131         Marine Engines                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 2770 (or ENME 3770), NAME 2130 (or NAME 3130), and NAME 3150, all with a grade of C or better. Review of marine engineering thermodynamics: First & Second Law, control volume analysis, thermodynamic cycles. Vapor and steam plants shipboard, marine steam turbines, Mollier diagram, superheat, reheat and regenerative cycles. Internal combustion engines (diesels, gas turbines) for marine power and propulsion: air-standard cycle analysis, regeneration, supercharging and cylinder torque balancing in piston engines, torsional vibrations. Fundamentals of marine engineering heat transfer and compressible flow as well as prime mover-propulsor matching.

NAME 3135         Marine Electromechanical Engineering                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENEE 2500 and NAME 3131, all with a grade of C or better. Electromechanical energy conversion applied shipboard: Synchronous generators, induction motors, magnetic circuits and transformers, dc machines. Control engineering applied to marine systems: description of linear, time-invariant, single-input-single-output systems in the time and frequency domain, Bode plots; classical control design: root locus, pole placement; marine applications of servomechanisms, hydraulic and pneumatic actuators for steering gears, control surfaces and autopilot applications, rpm regulation and speed governors, generator load sharing etc.

NAME 3150         Ship Resistance and Propulsion                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3720, MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115), NAME 2160, all with a grade of C or better. Ship resistance; dimensional analysis and similitude; model test results, full scale prediction; propulsion systems; propellers and their interaction with the hull; cavitation; resistance and propulsion estimates.

NAME 3155         Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory         1 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 3150 with a C or better and credit or registration in NAME 3160. Marine model testing, review of laws of similitude, instrumentation and data processing, ITTC recommended procedures, resistance test; review of wave theory, generation of regular and irregular waves, seakeeping tests; error analysis

NAME 3160         Offshore Structure and Ship Dynamics                                               3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3020 (or MATH 2314 or MATH 3221), NAME 3120, NAME 3150, all with a grade of C or better. Theory of ship and offshore structure motions in response to ocean waves, free vibration of single and multi degree of freedom systems; simple harmonic; general period, and random forced vibrations; transients; offshore structure oscillations; the dynamics of launching and platform assembly; hull and propeller vibrations maneuverability; and design applications.

NAME 3171         Marine Design Methods                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 3120 and NAME 3150, all with a grade of C or better. Design spiral; Definition of design convergence; Selection of principal dimensions, arrangement drawings, lines plan development, 3D-modeling, CAD-CAM; Requirements-driven design; Resistance and propulsion; Economical and environmental assessment; Design organization and project management; Weight estimate; Margin policy development; Space- versus weight-driven design.

NAME 3900         Senior Honors Thesis                                                                     1 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Prerequisites: admission to the Honors Program and consent of the director of the Honors Program and the chair of the school. Senior-level research and\or design project in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Thesis and oral examination required. May be repeated for credit with total hours not to exceed six.

NAME 4095         Independent Study in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering            3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special lectures on subjects of current interest in the various fields of naval architecture and marine engineering. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in courses NAME 4095, 4096, and 4097 combined.

NAME 4096         Special Topics in Naval Architecture                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4096: Junior standing in engineering. May be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 4096 and 4097.

NAME 4097         Special Topics in Marine Engineering                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4097: Junior standing in engineering. Courses may be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in NAME 4097.

NAME 4120         Ship Structural Analysis and Design                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4120: NAME 3120 with a grade of C or better.

Review of longitudinal strength; principal stress distributions and stress trajectories; local strength analysis; panels under lateral load; columns and stanchions; panels in buckling under uniform edge compression loading and panels under shear and combination loading; rational ship section design synthesis based on stress and loading hierarchy; primary, secondary, and tertiary stresses as criteria of strength in ship structural design, including grillage aspects.

NAME 4121         Analysis and Design of Floating Offshore Structures                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4121: NAME 2160 with a grade of C or better.

Design and analysis of floating offshore platforms in general. Unsteady hydrodynamics, linear and nonlinear water waves, prediction of wave forces on large and small bodies. Fluid pressure forces on moving bodies using relative motion approach and radiation/diffraction approach. Analysis and prediction of random waves and vessel response using spectral methods. Additional topics such as mooring analysis as time permits.

NAME 4122         Introduction to Marine Composites                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4122: NAME 3120 with a grade of C or better.

Composite materials are introduced presenting their classification, fundamental characteristics, and main advantages and disadvantages.  Present and future applications within the marine industry are discussed together with the materials most commonly employed and available manufacturing methods.  Elements of the mechanics of both laminate and sandwich topologies are analyzed.  Additional topics cover their performance characteristics, failure, maintenance, repair, testing and regulatory aspects.

NAME 4131         Reliability, Availability, and Maintenance of Engineering Systems                    3 cr.
(NAME 4131, ENME 4734, and ENEE 4131 are cross-listed)

Prerequisite for ENME 4734 and ENEE 4131: MATH 2115 or 2134.

Prerequisite for NAME 4131: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better.

Review of probability and statistics; analytical stochastic models for component and system failures; strategies for inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement. Introduction to fault-tree and event-tree analysis; frequency and duration techniques; Markov models; and case studies.

NAME 4133         Ship Production                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4133: Junior standing or consent of department.  An examination of the shipbuilding industry and ship construction techniques is provided including analysis of the market and management theory for shipyards, product work breakdown structure, modular methodologies, manufacturing methods, outfitting and painting techniques, shipyard layout and organization, planning/scheduling, and accuracy/quality assurance.  Emphasis is placed on welding and lean six sigma practices.

NAME 4136         Design of Marine Piping Systems                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4136: NAME 3130 or 3131 with a grade of C or better.

Piping system design process. Types of shipboard piping systems. Design guidance for particular systems. Ship's piping systems components - centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, valves, pipe sizes. Piping system drawings, piping pressure loss calculations and pump selection

NAME 4141         Curved Surface Design                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4141: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better.

Computer-aided design of curves and curved surfaces; differential geometry, B-splines/NURBS curves and surfaces; Properties, fairness, creation and modification of surfaces; Ship hull and propeller modeling.

NAME 4151         Small Craft Design                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4151: NAME 3120 and NAME 3150, all with a grade of C or better.

Motor and sailing yacht design, empirical methods for planning vessels, trim, lift, and drag in planing; Hydrofoil and wing theory; Use of standard series for resistance and performance prediction; Seakeeping, hull structure, hull materials, powering using supercavitating propellers or pump-jet of small craft.

NAME 4160         Ship Hydrodynamics II                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4160: NAME 3150 with a grade of C or better.

A study of ship hydrodynamic problems in the areas of viscous fluid motion, ideal fluid flow, two-dimensional hydrofoils, three-dimensional foils as well as propeller theory.

NAME 4162         Offshore Structures and Ship Dynamics II             3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4162: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) and NAME 3160, all with a grade of C or better.

Linear oscillatory motion of floating bodies (Ships and Offshore Structures) due to water waves. Vibration theory, unsteady ideal flow theory, water wave theory, and linear ship motions theory. Prediction of ship platform motion in regular and irregular waves. Developments in hydroelasticity, maneuvering, and nonlinear ship motion. A laboratory experience will allow the students to compare theoretical and computer predicted motions with measured motions in wave/tow tank.

NAME 4170         Marine Design                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENGL 2152, NAME 3131 (or NAME 3130), NAME 3160, and NAME 3171, all with a grade of C or better. Preliminary ship and offshore structures design to meet owner's general, environmental, and economical requirements; principal dimensions, form, power requirements and stability; outfitting; structural design; preparation of preliminary design drawings.

NAME 4171         Admiralty Law for Engineers                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4171: consent of department and Senior standing in engineering or equivalent.

An introduction to legal problems which confront engineers in marine design, construction, and operation. Applies to river and ocean transport and offshore production.

NAME 4175         Marine Design Project                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4175: NAME 4170. Students form design teams and complete a preliminary design for a vessel or offshore type selected by the term. Design project requirements include market studies and mission statement, parametric studies, hull form development, resistance estimates, machinery and propulsor selection, structural design, stability analysis, general arrangement and outfitting, weight and construction cost estimate and preliminary design drawings. Teams give formal presentations to industry and faculty and submit a written design report.

NAME 4177         Advanced Marine Vehicle Design                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4177: Credit or registration in NAME 3150.

A study of advanced marine vehicle design for high-speed transport; transport factor evaluation of high-speed craft, design of high multi-hull crafts, surface effect ships, hybrid vessels, and wing in ground craft.

NAME 4723         Ocean and Coastal Engineering                                                                 3 cr.
(ENCE 4723, ENME 4723, and NAME 4723 are cross-listed). Prerequisite for ENCE 4723, ENME 4723 and NAME 4723 : ENME 3720 or ENCE 3318 or consent of the department.

Elements of wind and wave generation and forecasting, tidal phenomena, hurricanes, storm surge, tsunamis, interaction of waves and wind with coastal and offshore structures, coastal and estuary processes. Design aspects of various topics are discussed and analyzed: e.g., offshore structures, spar buoys, underwater pipelines, oil production risers, coastal protection, mooring cables, vortex shedding, gas flares, beach formation, harbor resonance, structure resonance, etc. A design project is required. This course addresses many of the coastal engineering issues in South Louisiana.

NAME 4728         Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics                                             3 cr.
(NAME 4728 and ENME 4728 are cross-listed.) Prerequisites for ENME 4728 and NAME 4728:  ENME 3720.

Classification of partial differential equations, mathematical description of fluid flow phenomena.  Survey of various discretizaiton methods for the equations of fluid mechanics, including finite difference, finite volume and weighted residual methods.  Basic algorithms for solving fluid mechanics problems.  Introduction to grid generation.  Application of existing CFD codes to practical engineering problems.

NAME 5095         Independent Study in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering              3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special lectures on subjects of current interest in the various fields of naval architecture and marine engineering. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in courses NAME 4095, 4096, and 4097 combined.

NAME 5096         Special Topics in Naval Architecture                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4096: Junior standing in engineering.

May be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 4096 and 4097.

NAME 5097         Special Topics in Marine Engineering                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4097: Junior standing in engineering.

Courses may be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in NAME 4097.

NAME 5120         Ship Structural Analysis and Design                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4120: NAME 3120 with a grade of C or better.

Review of longitudinal strength; principal stress distributions and stress trajectories; local strength analysis; panels under lateral load; columns and stanchions; panels in buckling under uniform edge compression loading and panels under shear and combination loading; rational ship section design synthesis based on stress and loading hierarchy; primary, secondary, and tertiary stresses as criteria of strength in ship structural design, including grillage aspects.

NAME 5121         Analysis and Design of Floating Offshore Structures                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4121: NAME 2160 with a grade of C or better.

Design and analysis of floating offshore platforms in general. Unsteady hydrodynamics, linear and nonlinear water waves, prediction of wave forces on large and small bodies. Fluid pressure forces on moving bodies using relative motion approach and radiation/diffraction approach. Analysis and prediction of random waves and vessel response using spectral methods. Additional topics such as mooring analysis as time permits.

NAME 5122         Introduction to Marine Composites                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4122: NAME 3120 with a grade of C or better.

Composite materials are introduced presenting their classification, fundamental characteristics, and main advantages and disadvantages.  Present and future applications within the marine industry are discussed together with the materials most commonly employed and available manufacturing methods.  Elements of the mechanics of both laminate and sandwich topologies are analyzed.  Additional topics cover their performance characteristics, failure, maintenance, repair, testing and regulatory aspects.

NAME 5131         Reliability, Availability, and Maintenance of Engineering Systems                       3 cr.
(NAME 4131, ENME 4734, and ENEE 4131 are cross-listed)

Prerequisite for ENME 4734 and ENEE 4131: MATH 2115 or 2134.

Prerequisite for NAME 4131: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better.

Review of probability and statistics; analytical stochastic models for component and system failures; strategies for inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement. Introduction to fault-tree and event-tree analysis; frequency and duration techniques; Markov models; and case studies.

NAME 5133         Ship Production                                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4133: Junior standing or consent of department.  An examination of the shipbuilding industry and ship construction techniques is provided including analysis of the market and management theory for shipyards, product work breakdown structure, modular methodologies, manufacturing methods, outfitting and painting techniques, shipyard layout and organization, planning/scheduling, and accuracy/quality assurance.  Emphasis is placed on welding and lean six sigma practices.

NAME 5136         Design of Marine Piping Systems                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4136: NAME 3130 or 3131 with a grade of C or better.

Piping system design process. Types of shipboard piping systems. Design guidance for particular systems. Ship's piping systems components - centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, valves, pipe sizes. Piping system drawings, piping pressure loss calculations and pump selection

NAME 5141         Curved Surface Design                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4141: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better.

Computer-aided design of curves and curved surfaces; differential geometry, B-splines/NURBS curves and surfaces; Properties, fairness, creation and modification of surfaces; Ship hull and propeller modeling.

NAME 5151         Small Craft Design                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4151: NAME 3120 and NAME 3150, all with a grade of C or better.

Motor and sailing yacht design, empirical methods for planning vessels, trim, lift, and drag in planing; Hydrofoil and wing theory; Use of standard series for resistance and performance prediction; Seakeeping, hull structure, hull materials, powering using supercavitating propellers or pump-jet of small craft.

NAME 5160         Ship Hydrodynamics II                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4160: NAME 3150 with a grade of C or better.

A study of ship hydrodynamic problems in the areas of viscous fluid motion, ideal fluid flow, two-dimensional hydrofoils, three-dimensional foils as well as propeller theory.

NAME 5162         Offshore Structures and Ship Dynamics II                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4162: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) and NAME 3160, all with a grade of C or better.

Linear oscillatory motion of floating bodies (Ships and Offshore Structures) due to water waves. Vibration theory, unsteady ideal flow theory, water wave theory, and linear ship motions theory. Prediction of ship platform motion in regular and irregular waves. Developments in hydroelasticity, maneuvering, and nonlinear ship motion. A laboratory experience will allow the students to compare theoretical and computer predicted motions with measured motions in wave/tow tank.

NAME 5171         Admiralty Law for Engineers                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites for NAME 4171: consent of department and Senior standing in engineering or equivalent.

An introduction to legal problems which confront engineers in marine design, construction, and operation. Applies to river and ocean transport and offshore production.

NAME 5175         Marine Design Project                                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4175: NAME 4170. Students form design teams and complete a preliminary design for a vessel or offshore type selected by the term. Design project requirements include market studies and mission statement, parametric studies, hull form development, resistance estimates, machinery and propulsor selection, structural design, stability analysis, general arrangement and outfitting, weight and construction cost estimate and preliminary design drawings. Teams give formal presentations to industry and faculty and submit a written design report.

NAME 5177         Advanced Marine Vehicle Design                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite for NAME 4177: Credit or registration in NAME 3150.

A study of advanced marine vehicle design for high-speed transport; transport factor evaluation of high-speed craft, design of high multi-hull crafts, surface effect ships, hybrid vessels, and wing in ground craft.

NAME 5723         Ocean and Coastal Engineering                                                                 3 cr.
(ENCE 4723, ENME 4723, and NAME 4723 are cross-listed). Prerequisite for ENCE 4723, ENME 4723 and NAME 4723 : ENME 3720 or ENCE 3318 or consent of the department.

Elements of wind and wave generation and forecasting, tidal phenomena, hurricanes, storm surge, tsunamis, interaction of waves and wind with coastal and offshore structures, coastal and estuary processes. Design aspects of various topics are discussed and analyzed: e.g., offshore structures, spar buoys, underwater pipelines, oil production risers, coastal protection, mooring cables, vortex shedding, gas flares, beach formation, harbor resonance, structure resonance, etc. A design project is required. This course addresses many of the coastal engineering issues in South Louisiana.

NAME 5728         Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics                                 3 cr.
(NAME 4728 and ENME 4728 are cross-listed.) Prerequisites for ENME 4728 and NAME 4728:  ENME 3720.

Classification of partial differential equations, mathematical description of fluid flow phenomena.  Survey of various discretizaiton methods for the equations of fluid mechanics, including finite difference, finite volume and weighted residual methods.  Basic algorithms for solving fluid mechanics problems.  Introduction to grid generation.  Application of existing CFD codes to practical engineering problems.

NAME 6080         Systems Engineering                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite:  Consent of department.  Introduction to the fundamentals of systems engineering.  Presents a holistic approach to principles, methods, and tools for system engineering as applied to complex systems development.  Systems engineering includes the analysis of complexity through decomposition and re-integration, the prediction of emergent properties, writing and providing traceability for requirements, methods for uncertainty and risk analysis as applied to cost and technology, and evolution of design and operations.  Focuses on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors.  Various standards, guides, and handbooks are applied to establish a basis for synthesis to a system domain.

NAME 6093         Independent Study in Naval Architecture                                  1 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Individual projects in selected fields of naval architecture. Independent work under the direction of a faculty member on a subject of mutual interest. A written report will be required. Course by be repeated for credit but no more than a total of six credit hours may be applied toward a degree. Section number will correspond with credit to be earned.

NAME 6097         Advanced Special Topics in Marine Engineering                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of school. Special lecture on subjects of current interest in marine engineering. May be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours of degree credit in courses NAME 4096, 4097, 6097, 6098.

NAME 6098         Advanced Special Topics in Marine Engineering                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of school. Special lecture on subjects of current interest in marine engineering. May be taken for credit three times. No student may earn more than nine hours of degree credit in courses NAME 4096, 4097, 6097, 6098.

NAME 6121         Marine Structural Vibrations                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite: NAME 3160 or consent of department. This course focuses on vibration of ship and offshore structures including linear, nonlinear, and random vibrations and dynamic problems (slamming). The problems of vibration of plates and shells of ship hulls are also considered.

NAME 6125         Advanced Offshore Engineering                                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisite: NAME 4121 or consent of department. This course will continue the study of offshore engineering begun in the introductory course. This course will review unsteady hydrodynamics, linear water waves, Morrison's equation approach to wave loading, and statistical description of ocean waves. Following will be a discussion of nonlinear water waves, diffraction and slowdrift forces. An advanced treatment of offshore platforms motions including the relative motion approach and numerical water wave diffraction and radiation methods. Also studied will be statistical prediction of short and long term extremes, reliability based design and viscous forces on cylinders. Additional topics as time permits.

NAME 6145         Parametric Hull Modeling and Shape Optimization                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite:  NAME 3150, NAME 3160, NAME 4141 or instructor's permission.  Parametric modeling of curves and surfaces, mathematical description of hulls, parametric design of ship and offshore structure hulls; Basics of optimization, optimization algorithms, multi-objective optimization, optimization of hulls with respect to resistance, propulsion and seakeeping based on stochastic models.

NAME 6160         Numerical Methods in Hydrodynamics                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 4160, CSCI 1201 or knowledge of computer programming. Numerical methods for the solution of governing equations in hydrodynamics. Use of numerical integration, finite difference methods, and use of viscous flow calculation software to calculate fluid pressure, force, and the flow field around geometric bodies and ship hulls.

NAME 6164         Advanced Ship/Offshore Platform Motions                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: NAME 4162 or consent of department. This course will continue the study of ship and platform motions begun in the introductory courses and address some additional advanced topics. These advanced topics will include: finite amplitude coupled ship motions in six-degrees of freedom described by Euler's equations of motion and Euler angle kinematics; nonlinear ship rolling motion and capsizing; ship maneuvering and control including rudder design and controls fixed stability; time-domain representation of hydrodynamic forces; analysis and design of motion reducing devices; etc.

NAME 6166         Probabilistic Ship/Offshore Platform Dynamics                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: NAME 4162 or consent of department. Wind generated water waves which occur in nature are random. This course will continue the discussion of a vessel's response to a narrow banded random seaway begun in introductory courses and consider non-narrow banded and non-linear effects. Needed stochastic concepts such as ensemble averages, correlation functions, stationary and ergodic random processes, and power spectra are developed heuristically. Various spectral formulations will be considered. Short-term and long-term design in a given sea spectrum versus a family of spectra will be considered. Wave record analysis and generation will be discussed. Order statistics and their relation to extreme values will be studied. Recent developments in the field will also be considered.

NAME 6168         High Speed Hydrodynamics                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisite:  NAME 4160 and consent of the department.  The principal contributions to the foundations of planing theory are reviewed to elucidate the driving physics of the planing hydrodynamics process and as a demonstration of the practical potential of approaches to analysis of calm-water planing of general hard-chine hull forms.  Planing boat sea keeping analysis is presented and applied to modern hull forms.  Applications to catamarans, both calm water and seaway dynamics, is included via computational methods.

NAME 6175         Design of Fixed Offshore Platforms                                                                        3 cr.
(ENCE 6375 and NAME 6175 are cross-listed)  Prerequisites: ENCE 3356 (or NAME 3120), ENCE 4358 (or NAME 3120), ENCE 4340, or permission of Department. Design of fixed offshore platform structures and their foundations; loadings, materials, design codes; design examples.