Structural Arrangement of Midship and Hull Fittings
The free online course on the structural arrangements, as well as functions of the bow, stern and midship structures.Publisher: ADU
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Structural Arrangement Midship and Hull Fittings is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the different functions of the components present in the midship region. This course will introduce you to the midship structural arrangement for a general cargo ship, and container ship. This course will teach you about the impact loadings on the external surface of a ship. The definition and concepts of slamming, pounding, and panting during ship navigation will be covered in this course. This course will also introduce you to the duration and nature of slamming pressure. You will learn about the damage sustained by a vessel due to hydrodynamic impact loading, along with the different forms in which it can manifest. The division of the ship structure into bow, stern, as well as midship structures, will also be covered in this course. The functions of the different strengthening members of the bow, midship, and aft sections of the ship. You will also learn about further division of the ship’s structure into the longitudinal, transverse, combination, as well as the double hull system.
This course then explains the varying characteristics of the forward and aft constructions of a ship. The components of the forepart of the ship some of which include; collision bulkhead, Spurling pipe, and cofferdam will be covered in this course. You will learn about the structural arrangement and features of the aft of a ship, along with the components of the aft. This course also explains the features of watertight and weathertight doors. You will also learn about the types and operations of watertight doors. This course will teach you about the necessities of a watertight door to keep in closed mode at sea, as well as the safety precautions to be taken while operating the doors. The maintenance of watertight doors, functions, and proper routine maintenance of hatch covers will also be covered in this course. This course will also teach you about the three methods to check water tightness of hold covers which include; hose water, ultrasonic, and chalk test. This course also explains the openings in oil tankers which include; manifolds, tank valves, cargo pipes for tanks, hatchways, and butter worth lid.
Furthermore, this course will help you get familiar with the features of different openings on deck, as well as the concepts and functions of piping. You will learn about how to secure anchor to the cable along with how to secure the last link of the anchor cable to the chain locker. You will also be familiar with the concepts, provisions and common problems experienced with bilge piping systems. The differences between the two types of bilge piping systems which include; hold and engine room bilge systems will also be covered in this course. You will also learn about the importance of a leak test in a bilge piping system. This course will also help you get familiar with the operations and functions of a ballast system for the stability of a ship. You will also learn about the functions as well as differences between air and sounding pipes. This free online course will be of great interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in structural arrangement midship and hull fittings. So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.Start Course Now
Midship Structure and Hull Fittings
Midship Structure and Hull Fittings - Learning Outcomes
Structural Arrangement Midship
Bow and Stern
Midship Structure and Hull Fittings - Lesson Summary
Upon the successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Outline the midship structural arrangement for a different type of ships.
- Evaluate the constructional features of the bow and stern.
- Describe the structural arrangements forward for the required strengthening of the bow and stern.
- Describe the operation of a watertight door.
- Outline the arrangements for a water tightness of the hatches.
- Describe the deck openings in oil tankers and their significance.
- Explain the provisions of the bilge and ballast piping system.
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