Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620495
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer OKAN TAKTAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Scope of ocean engineering. Basic properties of ocean environment: buoyancy, flotation, stability, flow of ideal fluids, added mass, forces on objects, motion of objects in fluid. Ocean structures: fixed and floating ocean structures, phases of design, loads on ocean structures, probabilistic aspects of design. Principles of diving, human body in ocean environment, decompression sickness, safety, underwater communication, diving in special and extreme conditions, protection of scuba environment.