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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Ship design
2. Subject name in Hungarian Hajótervezés
3. Code BMEKOVRM615 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 5
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (10) Lecture 2 (11) 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 150
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 12 Homework 40
Reading written materials 22 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 20
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
Ship design methods. Design spiral. Conceptual design. Economical aspects of ship design. Determination of main dimensions. Weight estimation. Dedsign of Lines. Freeboard and subdivision. Design of propulsion systems, selection of machinery. Tender documentation.
15. Description of practices
Worked examples for supporting the theory.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • know and understand the theory and practice of merchant ship design
  • know the input parameters and boundary conditions, and the calculations and procedures for the preliminary design
B. Skills
  • based on the knowledge above the student is able to determine the main dimensions of a vessel for a given generally described scope of work 
  • able to prepare a general arangement drawing, preliminary technical description, lines plan and other drawings repateed to preliminary design
  • able to use the Internet and CAD software for his/her work
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 semestrial home work
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
Péter Pál Lehel: Hajótervezés (in Hungarian)
Watson: Practical Ship Design (Elsevier, 1998)
Papanikolaou: Ship Design-Methodologies of Preliminary Design (Springer, 2014)
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Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses