Ship Construction and Stability, Level 5 (SCS 5) (Online Delivery)

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Course Description

This advanced level course links stability theory with practical applications The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with an in depth understanding of fundamental principles of ship construction and theories and factors affecting trim and stability and measures necessary to preserve trim and stability. The course also provides knowledge for the application of stability and trim diagrams and stress-calculating equipment, and knowledge of loading cargoes and ballasting in order to keep stresses within acceptable limits. The course further examines the effects and trim and stability in damaged conditions and the recommendations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), concerning ship stability. This course is supported by a learning management system called BRIGHTSPACE (formally Desire2Learn  or D2L). This web-based application will allow you to access all your course materials and communicate with your instructor and your classmates.   The examination must be written with Transport Canada.

Course Outline

1.0 Shipbuilding Materials
2.0 Welding
3.0 Bulkheads
4.0 Watertight and Weather tight doors
5.0 Corrosion Protection
6.0 Surveys and Dry-Docking
7.0 Inclining Experiment
8.0 Effects of Beam and Freeboard on Stability
9.0 Pressure in Liquids
10.0 Shear Forces, Bending Moments and Torsional Moments
11.0 Effects of Flooding on Transverse Stability and Trim
12.0 Theories Affecting Trim and Stability
13.0 Responsibilities Under International Conventions and Codes

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