The calendar below provides information on the course’s lecture (L) and recitation or lab (R) sessions.
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 