Courses

The Sea Track offers two main options: Start at Aalto or start at NTNU. There are several options for electives within the two main options.

Aalto’s main focus is on Arctic ships while NTNU’s main focus is Arctic offshore structures.

See the detailed course plans for the different options of the Sea Track below.

 

Option 1: Start at Aalto

 

Year 1: Aalto

Semester 1


Semester 2


Courses:

MEC-E4003 - Ice mechanics (5 ECTS)

MEC-E1050 - FEM in Solids (5 ECTS)

MEC-E4004 - Model Scale Testing in Ice (5 ECTS)

Plus 3 elective courses (15 ECTS), for example:

MEC-E1040 - Dynamics of Structures (5 ECTS)

MEC-E1010 - Dynamics of Rigid Body (5 ECTS)

MEC-E1020 - Fluid Dynamics (5 ECTS)

Courses:

MEC-E4001 - Winter Navigation (5 ECTS)

MEC-E4002 - Ice loads on Structures (5 ECTS)

MEC-E8001 - Finite Element Analysis (5 ECTS)

Plus 3 elective courses (15 ECTS), for example:

MEC-E2007 - Ship Structures and Construction (5 ECTS)

MEC-E8003 - Beam, Plate and Shell Models (5 ECTS)

MEC-E8002 - Continuum Mechanics and Material Modelling (5 ECTS)

MEC-E1005 - Modelling in Applied Mechanics (5 ECTS)

Year 2: NTNU/UNIS, including Master's Thesis

Select one of the options below

 

Option 1 UNIS – Collection and analysis of data

Semester 1

Mandatory

AT-334 Arctic Measurements Technique, operations and transport (4 weeks August – early Sept) (10 ECTS)

TBA451 Marine Civil Engineering SP (carried out at UNIS) (10 ECTS)

 

Elective

AT-332 - Physical Environmental Loads on Arctic Coastal and Offshore Structures (10 ECTS)

AS-303 - Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Arctic (10 ECTS)

AS-304 - The Risk, Technology and Human Performance in Arctic Operations (10 ECTS)

 

Semester 2

Thesis

TBA4920 – Marine Civil Engineering, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS),at UNIS

 

 

 

Please note that it will only be possible to do your master's thesis at UNIS if this option is chosen.

 

 

 

Option 2 NTNU (UNIS) – Fixed and floating structures

Semester 1

Mandatory

AT-334 Arctic Measurements Technique, operations and transport - at UNIS (4 weeks August – early Sept) (10 ECTS)

TBA4260 Ice actions on Arctic structures(7,5 ECTS)

TBA450 Marine Civil Engineering SP (7.5 ECTS)

 

Elective

One elective course for example:

TBA4145 Port and Coastal facilities (7,5 ECTS)

TKT4108 Dynamics – advanced course (7,5 ECTS)

TKT4197Non-linear finite element analysis (7,5 ECTS)

 

Semester 2

Thesis

TBA4920 – Marine Civil Engineering, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS)

 

 

 

Option 3 NTNU (UNIS) – Arctic marine systems

Semester 1

Mandatory

AT-334 Arctic Measurements Technique, operations and transport - at UNIS (4 weeks August – early Sept) (10 ECTS)

TMR4560 Marine systems design SP (7,5 ECTS)

TMR4565 Marine systems design SC (7,5 ECTS)

 

 

Elective

One elective course for example:

TMR4130 Risk Analysis and Safety Management of Maritime Transport (7,5 ECTS)

TMR4260 Safe Operation and Maintenance (7,5 ECTS)

TMR4215 Sea Loads (7,5 ECTS)

TBA5100 Theoretical soil mechanics (7,5 ECTS)

TBA4145 Port and Coastal facilities (7,5 ECTS)

 

Semester 2

Thesis

TMR4930 – Marine Technology, Master's Thesis (30 ECTS)

 

 

Option 2: Start at NTNU

Year 1: NTNU/UNIS

Semester 1


Semester 2


Courses:

TBA4265 Arctic and Marine Civil Engineering (7,5 ECTS)

TBA4260 Ice actions on Arctic structures (7,5 ECTS)

TKT4192 Finite Element in Strength analysis (7,5 ECTS)

Plus 1 elective course from below:

TBA4275 Dynamic response of irregular loading (7,5 ECTS)

TBA4145 Port and Coastal facilities (7,5 ECTS)

TBA5100 Theoretical soil mechanics (7,5 ECTS)


Courses (offered by UNIS):

AT-211 Ice mechanics, loads on structures and instrumentation (15 ETCS)

AT-205 Frozen ground engineering for Arctic Infrastructures (15 ETCS)


Year 2: Aalto, including Master's Thesis

Note: 25 ECTS in the autumn and 35 ECTS in the spring

Semester 1


Semester 2


Courses:

MEC-E4004 - Model Scale Testing in Ice (5 ECTS)

MEC-E2009 - Marine Risks and Safety (5 ECTS)

MEC-E1020 - Fluid Dynamics (5 ECTS)


Plus 2 elective courses from below:

MEC-E1030 - Random Loads & Processes  (5 ECTS) - cannot  be chosen if the student has taken TBA4275 at NTNU

MEC-E4003 - Ice Mechanics (5 ECTS) - cannot  be chosen if  the student has taken AT-211 at UNIS

MEC-E1010 - Dynamics of Rigid Body (5 ECTS)

MEC-E2001 - Ship Hydrodynamics (5 ECTS)

Course:

MEC-E4001 - Winter Navigation (5 ECTS)

Master's Thesis:

Master's Thesis (30 ECTS)

 

 

More information about courses at Aalto University can be found here.

More information about courses at UNIS can be found here.

More information about courses at NTNU can be found here.

 

 

http://www.coldclimate-master.org/study-tracks/sea-track/courses
5 APRIL 2020