Naval Ship Shock Design and Analysis

Course #ME4525

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


Characteristics of underwater explosion phenomena, including shock wave propagation, gas bubble behavior, pulse loading and bulk cavitation. Surface ship/submarine bodily response to shock loading. Application of shock spectra in component design. Dynamic Design Analysis Method (DDAM) with application to shipboard equipment design. Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) analysis, including Doubly Asymptotic Approximation (DAA) and surface ship response. Current design requirements for shipboard equipment are also included.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 571


  • ME3521
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

  •  18 Dec 2023 – 05 Jan 2024

    Winter break

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