Fundamentals of Ship Structural Analysis

General information

Lecture and exercise notes can be retrieved at Stud.Ip.

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1. Introduction
2. Finite element method (f.e. method) by the example of trussworks
3. Force methods for frameworks
4. F.e. method for frameworks
5. Shear and torsion in thin-walled beams
6. Beams subjected to longitudinal forces

Learning Outcomes


Fundamentals of the structural behaviour of ship structures; theory and methods for the calculation of deformations and stresses in beam-like structures


Acquaintance with the methods and tools for the calculation of linear deformations and stresses in the above mentioned structures; establishment of calculation models of typical ship structures


Ability to idealize real ship structures and to select suitable methods for analysis of beam-like structures; ability to assess the results of structural analyses

Performance Record

Written test