Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Understands the different disciplines of naval architecture and different phases of the product development cycle. Can identify the different design methods and tools for different disciplines and can select the design tools based on the design stage. Remembers the basic terminology and notations of the naval architecture and search field specific literature for different design tasks.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 08.09.2023 - 08.12.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Spyros Cheirdaris

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lecture 1 : The ship design contextLecture 2 : Reference ship dataLecture 3 : Main DimensionsLecture 4 : Hull formLecture 5 : HydrostaticsLecture 6: General Arrangement Lecture 7: Ship StructuresLecture 8: Ship Power & MachineryLecture 9: Weight and StabilityLecture 10: Economic Assesment

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Compulsory assignment and compulsory lectures

    Grading scale : 1 - 5 ; 50% grading will be based on exam (25% from 1st Mid term exam + 25% from 2nd mid term exam OR 50% from Final exam), 50% on assignment (25% on Assignments from Week 1 - Week 10 and 25% based on final assignment submission and gala performance).

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact Teaching (Lectures : 2h x 10 + Tutorials : 2h x 10 + 6 h Gala Attendance) = 46h

    Exams 3h x 2 = 6h

    Group Assignments : 20h

    Self Study : 60h

    TOTAL : 132h (aprox. 5 ECTS)



Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    13 Climate Action

    14 Life Below Water


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II
    2023-2024 Autumn I - II

    Enrollment :

    Registration for the Course will take place on Sisu (