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MENG 2104 - Naval Architecture 2

Marine Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This is a preparatory course for students to write the Transport Canada “NAVAL ARCHITECTURE 2nd Class” examination paper towards their Transport Canada 2nd Class “Motor” Certificate of Competency. All topics covered in this course are listed in TP 2293E under 27.7 – NAVAL ARCHITECTURE (EXAMINATION CODE: 2NAR), and these are: Wetted surface formulae; Simpson’s rules applied to second moments of areas, centroids, centre of pressure, shearing force, and bending moment of loaded ship in still water; Transverse stability, hydrostatic curves, free surface effect, TPC; Rudders and stresses in rudder stock; Longitudinal stability; Draught, trim, and heel; Resistance and propulsion; Prediction of full-scale resistance from model experiments; Propellers; Ship construction; Effect of panting and pounding; Dry docking; Load line; Ship’s tonnage measurement and classification; Classed and unclassed ships; Damage control.


3rd/4th Class Engineering Certificate (steam and/or motor).





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46131

Mon Oct 28 - Fri Dec 20 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 28 - Dec 20 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 15:45 BMC Rm. 137



Course Outline




  1. This is a preparatory course for students to write the Transport Canada “NAVAL ARCHITECTURE 1st Class” examination paper towards their Transport Canada 1st Class “Motor” Certificate of Competency. Required Texts: Naval Architecture 2 Student Manual (Provided in class) Volume 5: Ship Construction for Marine Students (Reed’s Marine Engineering Series) by E.A. Stokoe Ship Stability for Masters and Mates by Barrass/Derrett Ship Construction by D.J. Eyres & G.J. Bruce Reeds Mathematical Tables and Engineering Formulae by D. Reid Required Equipment: Non-programmable scientific calculator

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