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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


MECH0067 Ship Structures

MECH0067 Ship Structures

FHEQ Level:
7 (MSc)
Terms 1 and 2
UCL / ECTS Credits:
30 UCL / 15 ECTS
Previous Module Code:

Taught By

Dr Nick Bradbeer (Module Coordinator):
Nick Bradbeer
Dr Mehran Moazen:
Mehran Moazen

Module Overview

This advanced module in surface ship and subsea structural design covers loading, structural synthesis techniques at hull girder and grillage levels, stress analysis and failure modes.

The aim of the module is to give students an advanced theoretical grounding in one of the fundamental analytical discipline fields of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering.

Topics Covered

  • Ship Structural Design
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Grillage Synthesis
  • Subsea Structural Design

Method of Instruction

This module is taught through:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Practical classes


This module is assessed through a combination of unseen written examination and coursework exercises.

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