NIT Surathkal Syllabus | Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics | AM423 BASICS OF OFFSHORE ENGINEERING
AM423 BASICS OF OFFSHORE ENGINEERING (3-0-0) 3 PREREQ AM 250
Ocean Waves, Currents, Winds, Ice and Mud loading, Basics of Offshore Structures – Jacket, Tower,
Gravity platforms, Hybrid Structures and factors governing their selection, Linear wave theory, Morison
equation. Linear dynamic analysis, Pile foundations, Bearings capacity of footings, Corrosion and under
US Army Corps of Engineers, ‘Shore protection manual(SPM)”, Vol. 1& 2, Coastal Engg Res. Centre, US
Govt Printing Office , Washington D.C. USA., 1984.
US Army Corps of Engineers, ‘Coastal Engg. Manual (CEM)”, Parts 1 to 6, Coastal Engg Res. Centre,
Washington D.C.,USA, 2006.
Weigel R.L.,Recommended practice for Planning, Designing, & Construction of Fixed Offshore
Structures – Oceonographical Engg., Prentice Hall, 1969.
Pilarckzyk K.W. and Zeidler R. B.,”Offshore breakwaters and Shoreline Evolution Control”, A. A.
Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands,1996