Structural Analysis, Design and Testing
Static, dynamic and stability analyses of fixed and compliant platforms; Design of ships and offshore structures; Port and harbor structures; Cable and mooring line dynamics and design; Structural model studies and prototype measurements; Integrity monitoring of structures etc.
Wave Hydrodynamics and Coastal Processes
Ocean waves and currents; Fluid loading on rigid bodies; Wave-structure interaction problems; Wave data from remote sensing; Numerical models for storm surge; Green house effect; Shoreline-wave-current interaction; Sediment transport, Shore protection etc.
Ships, Floating Platforms and Underwater Vehicles
Dynamics, wave loading, motion stability and response; Model studies in sea keeping, resistance, propulsion and maneuverability of ships; Design of ships and underwater bodies; Design of floating breakwaters; Model studies of floating platforms and underwater vehicles etc.
Marine deposits under static and cyclic loading; Design, analysis and field monitoring of marine foundations; Soil-structure interaction; Marine geology.
Materials in Marine Environment
Durability of materials in aggressive environments; Corrosion of steel and steel in concrete; Mineral and chemical admixtures in concrete; Development of high strength and high performance cements and concrete composites; Repair and rehabilitation of structures.
Wave energy; Ocean thermal energy.