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Lecture Notes

This section contains documents created from scanned original files, which are inaccessible to screen reader software. A "#" symbol is used to denote such documents.

This page contains the notes and presentations on a selection of lecture topics.

1 Introduction to the Class; Challenge; Lab Procedures
2 Linear System Dynamics (PDF)#
3 Wave Spectra (PDF)#, Water Waves (PDF)# (Extra Page (PDF)#)
4 Physics of Acoustics (PDF)
5 Estimating Underwater Acoustics Propagation: Slides (PDF), Notes (PDF), Solutions (PDF) (Courtesy of Ethem Sözer. Used with permission.)
6 Electronics (PDF) and Embedded Computing (PDF)
7 Vessel Hydrostatics and Stability
8 Probability and Random Variables
9 Long-term and Short-term Statistics (PDF)#
10 Concepts of Design (PDF)
11 Experiments, Data, Testing, and Presentation (PDF - 1.1 MB)
12 Feedback Control (PDF)
13 Feedback Control (cont.) (PDF)
14 Maneuvering of Vessels (PDF)
15 Fluid Forces on Floating Bodies (PDF)#
16 Engineering Ethics - Case Studies
17 Engineering Ethics - Case Studies (cont.)
18 Navigation Systems (PDF)
19 Speed Effects and Sea-keeping (PDF)#
20 Resistance and Powering of Vessels
21 World Energy and Environmental Topics
22 Optimization Principles (PDF)