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317.004 Applied Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics of Ships
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • predict ship's stability (buoyancy) of the intact ship and in the event of a leak.
  • apply the hydrodynamic principles for determining the power requirements of ships (e.g. ship shape optimization, propeller theory, interaction of ship and propeller, as well as various propulsion options for ships).
  • optimize ships with a view to minimizing emissions.

Subject of course

Hydrostatics: geometry of ships, lines plans; hydrostatic calculations: stability of intact and damaged ships; strength of ships; hydrodynamics; resistance: contributions to overall resistance; propulsion of ships: propulsion units

Teaching methods

Lecture by talking based to relevant features, combined with projected pictures, printet sheets and drawings.

Mode of examination


Additional information


START: October 06, 2021, 08:15-09:45

Registration for Prof. Strasser: gerhard.strasser@sva.at





Examination modalities

Intense talking with students about relevant features that were explained during lectures.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
16.08.2022 08:00 30.10.2022 22:00 30.10.2022 22:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Elective
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Elective
ALG For all Students Elective


Lecture notes for this course are available. beim Vortragenden