Academic Catalog

CE010 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING: HYDRODYNAMICS OF OFFSHORE PLATFORMS

Course Code: 5624010
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620272
The course set above should be completed before taking CE010 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING: HYDRODYNAMICS OF OFFSHORE PLATFORMS .

Course Content

Basics of floating wind turbine concepts. Ocean waves. Stability of floating structures. Loads on
offshore platforms. Calculation of environmental conditions (i.e. wind, wave). Introduction to
numerical modelling of FWTs. Analytical and numerical platform analysis methods. Hydrodynamics
of floating wind turbines.