An advanced design project on ‘Port Engineering and Maritime Works’ in teaching future engineers

G. Guillaume Carpentier, P. Piero Silva, W Allsop, D. Mouazé, Henk Jan Verhagen, L. Gautier-Chevreux, M. Bagieu

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This paper describes a unique design project devised to teach and apply technical skills in port design, but also in the practical cooperation between students in a realistic design project. The 4-week long project now involves students of up to 19 nationalities from 7-10 universities, and has been based each year on real design projects. Student teams of 8-10 per team have to deliver a realistic design to examiners from both academia and industry. The students select from a number of optional modules. No student can take all of them, so appreciation of the skills available within the team are important.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 conference
Subtitle of host publicationLiverpool, UK
PublisherICE Publishing
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017: Realising the Potential - Liverpool, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Sep 20177 Sep 2017


Conference11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017
Abbreviated titleBW17
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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