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Stochastic Theory of Sealoads



Course format On-site
Datum 2020-08-17 - 2020-12-20

Course content

Transformation of random variables. Monte Carlo simulation. Probability distributions for response. Parameter-estimation. Extreme-value statistics. Stochastic processes. Auto- and cross-correlation functions. Spectra and cross-spectra. Differentiation of stochastic processes. Excitation-response of stochastic processes. Response-statistics.


Recommended previous knowledge

TMA4240/45 Statistics, TMR4247 Marine Technology - Hydrodynamics, TMR4182 Marine Dynamics or equivalent.

Learning outcomes

  • To demonstrate detailed knowledge of the basic principles and methods which are used to describe stochastic processes with the emphasis on the applications to sealoads and motions of marine systems.
  • To show detailed knowledge of statistical methods and of the basis for description of stochastic processes. This includes detailed knowledge of the topics given in the academic content.
  • To be able to make simple calculations of stochastic loads on and responses of marine structures.
  • To document mastering of the concepts and terminology which are used in statistical methods and for description of stochastic processes and how this is applied in marine technology.


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