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MECH 488 Introduction to Ship Hydrodynamics

Ship terminology, lines plans, ship hydrostatics, transverse and longitudinal stability of ships, dimensional analysis, ship resistance prediction; ship propulsion methods, propeller selection and design.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of MECH 380, CIVL 315. (or permission of instructor.)

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedMECH 488 101Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

Course will be held in CEME 1203

BlockedMECH 488 102Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri

This off campus section is reserved for UBC-O students. For registration, please contact Renee, or email the UBC MECH Student Services Office at

This course will take place at UBC-O in room SCI 331.