2.22 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Design Principles for Ocean Vehicles (13.42)


This table presents readings associated with particular lecture sessions, along with slides prepared for lectures 1, 6, and 20.

Lec # Topics Readings

Introduction to Course

Review of Dynamical Systems

Lecture Slides (PDF - 2.6 MB)
I. Tools for Seakeeping Analysis

Dynamical Systems and Ship Motions

Review of Complex Numbers

Introduction to Linear Time Invariant Systems (PDF)
3 Tools for Analyzing Ship Motions: Introduction to Linear Systems, Fourier Transforms Fourier Transforms (PDF)
4 Tools for Analyzing Ship Motions: Fourier Transforms and Transfer Functions  
5 System Characterization: Transfer Functions and Impulse Response Probability Review (PDF)
6 Characterization of Random Environments: Waves and Wave Spectra Lecture Slides (PDF - 2.4 MB)
7 Random Variables Random Variables (PDF)
8 Random Processes Random Processes (PDF)
9 Statistics of Random Sea Waves

Spectra of Random Processes (PDF)

Gaussian and Poisson Distributions (PDF)

10 Long Term Wave Statistics Wave Spectra and Short/Long Term Statistics (PDF)
11 Exam 1: In-class  
II. Wave and Current Forces on Bodies
12 Designing for Extreme Events: 100 Year Waves  
13 Fluid Forces on Bodies: Viscous and Inertial Forces  
14 Wave Forces on Floating Bodies Hydrodynamic Wave Forces on Floating Bodies (PDF)
15 Equations of Motion of Floating Vessels under Wave Forcing

Froude Krylov Forces (PDF)

Coupled Heave-Pitch (PDF)


Froude Krylov Forces

Heave and Surge Motions

III. Seakeeping Analysis
17 Forward Speed Effects and Model Testing  

Seakeeping Analysis

Natural Frequency/Natural Periods

Seakeeping Roll and Pitch (PDF)

Morrison’s Equation (PDF)

19 Ship Motion in Roll, Roll Damping Roll Damping (PDF)
20 Vortex Induced Vibrations I: Viscous Forces Lecture Slides (PDF)
21 Vortex Induced Vibrations II: Considerations for Offshore Platform Design  

Second Order Forces

Wave Drift

23 Exam 2: In-class  
24 Free Surface Impact Problem Applied to Ship Slamming  
25 Class Presentations  
26 Class Presentations (cont.)  

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2005
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets with Solutions