This is a course designed to provide ship’s Masters with the knowledge and skill required to safely and efficiently manage the stress and stability of a vessel in both intact and damaged conditions. Topics include; design and construction of various types of vessels, welding techniques, stress of materials, stability calculations for intact and damaged vessel with emphasis on practical skills; use of a ship’s stability booklet, perform calculations related to ship’s drafts, trim, list and initial stability.
Required for the following certificates of competencies:
Master, Near Coastal
- Grade 9 level of mathematics, algebra and geometry
- Basic computer skills
- Ship Construction and Stability, Level 4