OE 521 (1ON) - Power of the Sea: Scientific Discovery in the Ocean

Power of the Sea

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Summer Session III (06/08/2020 - 07/31/2020)
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 71051
This course considers the struggle to understand the physics of the sea to help predict when the sea will unleash its fury. The scientific discovery of ocean engineering topics such as tides, waves, and tsunamis are introduced through their human historical introduction. The historical significance and preliminary resolution of each physical mechanism provide context for the fundamental formulations and contemporary predictive models. The course also considers the role of ocean disasters and geopolitical conflict in motivating scientific exploration of the oceans.
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery)
Instructors: Diane Foster

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/8/2020 7/31/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE