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Meceng 165 - Ocean-Environment Mechanics
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University Of California Berkeley Department of Mechanical Engineering ME 165 Ocean Environment Mechanics 3 units Elective Course Syllabus CATALOG DESCRIPTION Ocean environment Physical properties and characteristics of the oceans Global conservation laws Surfacewaves generation Gravity wave mechanics kinematics and dynamics Design consideration of ocean vehicles and systems Drag and propulsion Model testing techniques Prediction of resistance and response in waves both physical modeling and computer models COURSE PREREQUISITES ME 106 OR Civil and Environmental Engineering 100 TEXTBOOK S AND OR OTHER REQUIRED MATERIAL Required skills Introductory background in Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics of Rigid Body Conservation principles Mass momentum and energy Textbooks E V Lewis Editor Principles of Naval Architecture Volume 2 Resistance Propulsion and Vibration SNAME Publisher 1988 G L Pickard and W J Emery Descriptive Physical Oceanography Butterworth Heimann 1990 Recommended References R G Dean R A Dalrymple Water Wave Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists World Scientific Publishing 1991 Randall R E Elements of Ocean Engineering SNAME Publisher 1997 COURSE OBJECTIVES To provide training of mechanical engineers to understand the unique characteristics of the ocean environment local and global scale and to provide background on engineering and design tools that are commonly used by engineers working with system and component designs of ocean marine energy and ship systems DESIRED COURSE OUTCOMES At the end of the course the students should understand general scientific properties that characterize the main body of the oceans comprehend mechanisms such as Coriolis force that drive large scale ocean currents understand components of drags that contribute to the resistance DESIRED COURSE OUTCOMES Cont of a marine vehicle and the associated engineering skills in model testing that quantify the drag characteristics of a ship hull comprehend simple harmonic surface wave theory with strong realization of the underlying concepts of wave kinematics wave energy and group velocity TOPICS COVERED Physical properties of the oceans overall characteristics ocean circulation atmospheric interaction global heat balance water balance and salt balance wind generated surface waves surface wave dynamics equations of motion wave energy random processes random wave description spectral description design considerations of ocean systems fluid dynamic drag unsteady forces dimensional analysis principles of model testing calmwater performance linear system theory for motion prediction response operators equations of motions for ocean systems wave excitation response analysis in frequency domain nonlinear forces and nonlinear motion dynamics CLASS LABORATORY SCHEDULE Three hours of lectures and 1 hour of discussion section One week of laboratory experiments totaling about ten hours of work during the week CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE TO MEETING THE PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT Students will be exposed to issues terminology and design practice of the sector of maritime affairs and maritime engineering of the US and the rest of the world Mechanical Engineers often find themselves working on the design of mechanical systems that operate in the ocean environment which include ship board machinery navigation control systems underwater robotics and propulsion devices to name a few RELATIONSHIP OF THE COURSE TO ABET PROGRAM OUTCOMES An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics science and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic environmental social political ethical health and safety manufacturability and sustainability The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global economic environmental and societal context An ability to use the techniques skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT PROGRESS TOWARD COURSE OBJECTIVES Six sets of homework problems with two sets involved with design issues of the topics being addressed One laboratory report from each team of four to five students One midterm exam and a final exam PERSON S WHO PREPARED THIS DESCRIPTION Ronald W Yeung October 5 2010 ABBREVIATED TRANSCRIPT TITLE 19 SPACES MAXIMUM Ocean Env Mech TIE CODE LECS GRADING Letter SEMESTER OFFERED Fall and Spring COURSES THAT WILL RESTRICT CREDIT None INSTRUCTORS Yeung DURATION OF COURSE 14 Weeks EST TOTAL NUMBER OF REQUIRED HRS OF STUDENT WORK PER WEEK 9 IS COURSE REPEATABLE FOR CREDIT No CROSSLIST None


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