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Ocean Structures and Materials

Lecture 1: Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction and objectives

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Ocean Structures and Materials by Dr. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras. For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in

Course Description :

Different types of ocean structures - Various structural systems deployed for shallow, medium, deep and ultra-deep waters - Various environmental loads acting on offshore structures - Structural action exercised by offshore structures - Different types of coastal structures
Brief outline of planning of ocean structures - Brief introduction to design of ocean structures - Towing, launching and installation of offshore structures and pipe lines - Regulations and codes of practice - Foundation systems for ocean structures - Sea bed anchors - Dredging methods and equipments

Materials for marine applications - Different types of materials and their applications in marine environment - Properties and selection of materials for marine environment - Corrosion and corrosion protection methods - Introduction to composites for marine environment - Codes of practice for materials in marine environment
Inspection and testing of ocean structures - Introduction to Non-destructive testing - Repair and rehabilitation of marine structures - Planning guidelines for maintenance of ocean structures - Structural health monitoring of ocean structures

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