Elements of Ocean Engineering

IIT Kharagpur Course , Prof. Ashoke Bhar

Lecture 1: Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction

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Elements of Ocean Engineering by Dr. Ashoke Bhar, Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in

Course Description :

Physical Oceanography Description of Worlds Oceans, currents, salinity, ocean floor characteristics

Metocean Engineering wind, wave and current loads on offshore structures
Types of Platforms Jackets, TLPs, Semisubmersibles, Jack-ups, Concrete Gravity

Floating Platforms Sizing, stability, structural design of TLPs, semisubmersibles
Fixed Offshore structures Sizing and layout, structural design of Jackets, Breakwaters and Seawalls

Design of Offshore Pipelines Hydrostatic, hydrodynamic analysis and structural design
Buoys and Mooring systems mooring configurations, advantages and disadvantages

Ocean mining and energy systems description and systems
Safety of offshore structures reliability and risk assessment, failure modes

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