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The chair aims to provide students with a profound knowledge in the fields of ship and offshore technology (German or English language). The academic curriculum of Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on “Ship and Offshore Technology” within the department “Mechanical and Process Engineering” of the Faculty of Engineering is based on internationally accredited “Bachelor of Science” and “Master of Science” programmes. The core areas of teaching are hydrodynamics and ship design, marine power plants as well as the structural design and analysis of ships and offshore structures.
In research, the institute particularly concentrates on the fields of numerical and experimental hydrodynamics as well as fluid-structure interaction. Investigations are also made in the field of ship and offshore technology. At the institute’s own laboratories, experimental tests are conducted to determine the behaviour of multi-phase fluids (sloshing, slamming, cavitation etc.). Moreover, numerical simulations in the maritime context are carried out (wave-induced motions and loads, propulsion, manoeuvring, fluid-structure interaction etc.).
Full Professor / Head of Department
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bettar Ould el Moctar
e-Mail: ould.el-moctar[at]uni-due.de Room BK 118, Tel. +49 203 379-2539
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Milovan Perić
e-Mail: milovan.peric[at]uni-due.de Room BK 118, Tel. +49 203 379-1173(4596)