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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 101Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri17:0018:00

Course will be held in CEME 1203

BlockedMECH 488 102Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri17:0018:00

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.

BlockedMECH 488 WL1Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri

Graduate students, please register onto this waitlist.

We will register you into the main course in August, as long as there is enough space.