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.