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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Theory of Ships III.
2. Subject name in Hungarian Hajók elmélete III.
3. Code BMEKOVRM616 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (9) Lecture 1 (5) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 90
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 8 Homework 15
Reading written materials 10 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 15
10. Department Department of Aeronautics and Naval Architectures
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Simongáti Győző
12. Lecturers Dr. Simongáti Győző
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Floatation and stability of damaged and grounded ships. Floodable length calculation. Deterministic and probabilistic methods for calculation of damaged stability. Stability of unconventional ships (such as split barges, floating cranes, etc.)
15. Description of practices
Stability calculations of different vessel types.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • know and understand the methods for damaged stability calculations, 
  • know and understand the methods for grounded ship flotation and stability calculations, 
  • know and understand the methods for calculation of floodable length, 
  • know and understand the methods for deterministic and probabilistic damaged stability calculations, 
  • know and understand the calculation methods for floating cranes, split barges, 
  • know the softwares supporting the above calculations, 
  • know and understand the rules and regulations for damaged stability calculations, 
  • know the methods for preparing damaged stability documentation.
B. Skills
  • able to find and interpret relevant rules, 
  • able to perform damaged stability calculations and prapare documentation, and 
  • able to interpret the results of calculations from the designers point of view.
C. Attitudes
  • interested, responsive, take care for the deadlines.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • the student makes responsible decisions, 
  • asks for the professional opinions of others, and 
  • takes care of the challenges responsibly.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Requirements for signature: 1 report and submission of the seminar report
1 exam measuring the theoretical knowledge
the final result is the average of the parts
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Second exam and delayed submission of the homework
20. Learning materials
Related national and international scientific literature
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses