Advanced Marine Structures

IIT Madras Course , Prof. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

Lecture 1: Introduction and Scope

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Advanced Marine Structures by Prof. Dr. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras. For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Introduction and scope - Fixed type structures - Compliant type structures - New generation marine structures - Environmental loads - Ultimate load design principles - Ultimate limit state - Partial safety factor - Plastic design - Plastic analysis- example problems - Theories of failure - Shear centre - Plastic capacity of sections under combined loads - Impact analysis - Ultimate capacity of tubular joints

Fluid-structure interaction - Flow through perforated members - flow-induced vibration - Introduction to Reliability of marine structures - Reliability framework in marine structures - Ultimate limit state and reliability approach - Levels of reliability - Methods of reliability estimates and limitations - FOSM and AFSOM methods of reliability - Fatigue and fracture - fatigue failure - Fatigue loading and fatigue damage assessment - Stress concentration and fatigue analysis

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