An 80 credit project is required to complete the MSc programme. The project will address a problem or issue related to the student's organisation and be multi-disciplinary in nature to allow the application of a wide range of skills and knowledge.
Examples of potential projects include:
Optimisation of energy in central cooling water systems of large tankers.
Investigation into the advantages and disadvantages of installing gas turbine propulsion in a new cruise ship.
Selecting the optimum auxiliary power system for merchant ships.
Fatigue analysis of side frame (connection) of a bulk carrier.
Improving the production process of the modern warship.
A life cycle comparison of warship machinery.
Design and structural analysis of a lifeboat appliance system.
Dynamic response analysis of a truss spar in waves.
The effects of extreme environmental loading variations on the reliability of jack-up platforms.
Investigation and design of a "Drench System" for Astute submarine main machinery space.
Design of concrete gravity structure to support existing jack-up rigs to enable exploitation of a marginal field: report and critique.
The use of composite repair technology of damaged carbon steel piping systems.