Research Profile

 

  • Hydromechanics, ship theory, naval architecture, application of composites, subsea technology, hydro acoustic.
  • Designing of special ships and ocean engineering and offshore equipment.
  • Manufacturing techniques, structural materials and their application, material problems and quality systems.
  • Static and dynamic strength of ship structure, risk analysis and safety in emergency states.
  • Ship propulsions systems, power plants, diagnosis and reliability aspects.
  • Ship and offshore power systems design.
  • Ship systems, machinery and units – in this safety and evacuation systems.
  • Steam and gas turbines for stationary and mobile different power systems, dynamics and automation, operation of power plant systems.
  • Natural resources engineering.
  • Marine renewable energies.

 

Short description of research areas:

  • Hydromechanics, ship theory, naval architecture, application of composites, underwater  techniques as well as hydro acoustic:
    • Design of water speed and high-speed crafts.
    • Numerical simulation of ship manoeuvrability.
    • Dynamics of foil supported objects.
    • Design of propulsion system and cavitation phenomena analysis.
    • Deep water operated controlled or autonomic vehicles.
    • Hydroelasticity in mechanics of ship structures (slamming and sloshing analysis).
    • Safety of ships in the intact and damaged conditions, in particular subdivision and damage stability of ro-ro vessels.
    • Seakeeping, in particular numerical simulations of the nonlinear ship motions in high sea states.
  • Manufacturing techniques, structural materials and their application, material problems and quality systems:
    • Processes and systems for manufacturing of ship structures in reduced tolerances.
    • Automation of processes of straightening of hull modulus.
    • Fatigue strength of ship hull structure components.
    • Fatigue properties of laser welded steel joints.
    • New materials for ship structures - alloys for fast ship hulls.
    • Corrosion resistance of materials and welded joints.
    • Applications of Acoustic Emission (AE) in marine technology designs.
    • Procedures of ISO 9001 and 14000 for shipbuilding sector.
  • Static and dynamic strength of ship structure, risk analysis and safety in emergency states:
    • Static and dynamic  analysis of ship and offshore structures.
    • Fatigue strength assessment of ship structures under complex loads.
    • Strength and safety of ships in emergency (grounding).
    • Dynamics of multi-hull ships and offshore structures.
    • Strength of docks and pontoons.
  • Ship propulsions systems, power plants, diagnosis and reliability aspects:
    • Designing of ship power plants with regard to diagnostics, reliability and safety of their work.
    • Operating of ship power plants systems, including determining rational strategies of making prophylactic maintenance with special regard to wear of tribological systems of machines especially compression-ignition engines.
    • Reliability and safety of working technical systems especially ship power plants with regard to their pro-ecological features.
    • Features of lubricating oils and fuels.
  • Ship systems, machinery and units – in this safety and evacuation systems:
    • Deck equipment and machineries for different  purpose vessels.
    • Marine life saving appliances and evacuation systems.
    • Steering gears and active fin stabilizers.
    • Controllable pitch propellers and azimuth thrusters.
    • Heave compensators for drilling platform systems.
    • Machineries and equipment for fishing vessels.
  • Steam and gas turbines for stationary and mobile different power systems, dynamics and automation:
    • Analysis and design of marine control systems.
    • Analysis, design and diagnostics of stationary and marine power plants equipped with steam or gas turbine.
    • Novel ship power plants regarding new energy-saving concepts.
    • Mathematical modeling and simulation of transition processes of ship propulsion systems.
    • Methods of ships systems maintenance control.
    • Analysis, design and diagnostics of the stationary and marine combined cycles.
    • CFD methods, tools and application.
    • Design, construction, operation, diagnostics and maintenance of steam and gas turbines in conventional and nuclear power systems, conventional and tracking.
    • Optimization of thermodynamic characteristics of gas and steam turbines.
    • Efficiency evaluation of energetic systems in operational conditions.
    • Analysis of dynamic of power systems including control systems, propulsion systems and power plants.