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GENG 5501Offshore and Coastal EngineeringSpecial thanks to Prof. Liang Cheng for the lecture notes which form the basis of this unit.25thFebruary 2019Lecture 1: Introduction
GENG5501: Offshore and Coastal EngineeringLecturerAssociate Professor Scott DraperOcean Graduate School & Deparment of Civil, Environmental and Mining EngineeringEmail: [email protected]Office: 1.13, Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre Please email me if you want to come by and discuss anything related to the unit.Lecture 1: Introduction
Material covered in this unitTopic 1: Ocean wavesDescription of surface waves (wave theories)Wave transformation and breaking (near-shore processes)Wave run-up and non-linear effectsWave generationWave analysis (short term and long-term)Guest lecturer from industry (to talk through metoceanengineering within industry)Lecture 1: Introduction
Material covered in this unitTopic 2: Design of Offshore and Coastal StructuresForces on offshore structures Slender structuresNon-slender structuresLecture 1: Introduction
Material covered in this unitTopic 3: Sediment transport Seabed response to fluid forcing (currents and waves)Sediment transport rates under currents and wavesLecture 1: Introduction
Material covered in this unitTopic 4: Coastal morphology and local scourCoastal morphologyLocal scour around coastal and offshore structuresGuest lecturer from industry (to talk through example design projects in offshore engineering)Lecture 1: Introduction
Material covered in this unitTopic 5: New areas in offshore engineeringRenewable wave energy devices and/orFloating LNGLecture 1: Introduction
Some teaching initiativesVirtual Laboratory (delivered within the lecture)Threshold velocity for sediment movementSome example researchAnalysis of wave over-toppingFLNG: Comparison of field data with engineering modelsLecture 1: Introduction
AssessmentsContinuous assessment (50%)

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