SD2710 Initial Ship Design 8.0 credits


Please note

This course has been cancelled.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Last planned examination: spring 18.

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

The course will give the student basic knowledge in naval architecture, seaborne transportation and the mechanics of naval crafts – stability, resistance and screw propulsion. Course participants will gain theoretical knowledge, and through assignments gain practical skills, of modern analysis methods and report writing.

Course main content

The course is based on the following main topics:

  • worldwide seaborne transportation
  • hydrostatics and stability
  • resistance: phenomena and analysis methods
  • screw propulsion
  • initial ship design


Base programme T, M, P, F or equivalent


Course binder: Garme, Kuttenkeuler & Rosén


  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 2.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Offered by

SCI/Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering


Karl Garme ( tel. 0703-971717


Jakob Kuttenkeuler <>

Supplementary information

Replaces SD2701 from V11.

Replases by SD2725 from HT15.


Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2011.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2011.