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Marine Engineering (Minor)

The Marine Engineering minor is multidisciplinary and consists of four courses in topics that are relevant to the shipbuilding, maintenance, report and maritime operations industries. This minor is open to all students with the exception of those students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program’s Marine Engineering option.

Marine Engineering (Minor)


Description


What is Marine Engineering at ODU like?

The Marine Engineering minor is multidisciplinary and consists of four courses in topics that are relevant to the shipbuilding, maintenance, report and maritime operations industries. This minor is open to all students with the exception of those students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program’s Marine Engineering option.

Program Highlights


What makes Marine Engineering at ODU unique?

  • Modern and well-equipped laboratories

  • Nationally-recognized faculty

  • Special opportunities to work on projects sponsored by industry

Courses


What are some courses offered in Marine Engineering at ODU?

MET 475:
Marine Engineering I


This course includes: fundamental principles of naval architecture including nomenclature, geometry, stability, hydrostatics, structures, and motions; ship design processes; and a basic introduction to shipboard systems such as HVAC, refrigeration, power generation, propulsion, hydraulics, electronics, cargo handling systems, seawater systems, freshwater systems, and fuel, lube and other oil systems.Prerequisites: MET 330 and MET 350.

MET 476:
Marine Engineering II


This course builds upon MET 475 and provides a more in-depth look on how the marine shipbuilding industry is using various software including SIEMENS PLM, 3D CAD modeling and new technologies like laser scanners and augmented reality to reshape the future of shipbuilding, maintenance, and repair processes. Focus will be based on model-based learning and creating a digital thread of information. Students will practice what they learn on shipbuilding concepts using commercial software that is widely used across automotive, aerospace, and marine industries. Prerequisites: MET 475.

MAE 450:
Principles of Naval Architecture


Basic principles of naval architecture related to ship geometry, stability, strength, resistance, propulsion, vibration and motions in waves and controllability. Prerequisites: MATH 212.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Marine Engineering at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Marine Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Contact


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PROFESSOR


Name:

Sushil Chaturvedi


Location:

238B KAUFMAN HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-3731


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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