Coastal, Offshore and Port Engineering

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge gained in Fluid and Water Wave Dynamics

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge about non-linear waves, including 2nd and 5th order and stream function theory.
  • Must have knowledge about methods for extreme climate analysis.
  • Must have knowledge about currents and water level variations in the coastal zone.
  • Must have knowledge about environmental loads on coastal, offshore and port structures including ice, wave, current and wind loads.
  • Must have knowledge about sediment transport, scour and scour protection.
  • Must have knowledge about port layout and design of breakwaters.

Skills

  • Must be able to calculate design wave height from wave observations.
  • Must be able to make a conceptual calculation of characteristic wave loads for coastal, offshore and port structures.

Competences

  • Must be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within coastal, offshore and port engineering.

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examCoastal, Offshore and Port Engineering
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleVandbygning
Module codeB-BK-K2GA-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science