SO482A--Historic Shipwrecks: Science, History, and Engineering

Spring 2012 Syllabus (1/8/2012)


Week Beginning

Lecture

Lesson

Subject

1/11

Tues 2030 Adobe Connect

1

Introduction

1/18

 

2

History 1:  The Bonhomme Richard and the Battle of Flamborough Head

1/25

 

3

Science 1:  Underwater Survey Strategies

2/1

 

4

History 2: The Navy in the Revolution

2/8

 

5

History 3: Navigation and Log Books in the Age of Sail 

2/15

 

6

Engineering 1: Use of Technology in Ocean Exploration and Discovery (diving)  

2/22

 

7

Science 2: Geographic Information Systems and Oceanographic Modeling

3/1

 

8

History 4:  History and Construction of the Duc de Duras and the Bonhomme Richard

3/8

 

9

Surviving ships from the Age of Sail 

3/22

 

10

Science 3: Nautical Archaeology, Artifact Conservation, and Scientific Investigations of Bonhomme Richard  

3/29

 

11

Science 4:  Marine Geophysics 

4/5

 

12

Engineering 2: Use of Technology in Ocean Exploration and Discovery (vehicles)

4/12

 

13

Engineering 3: Use of Technology in Ocean Exploration and Discovery (Victory case study)

4/19

 

14

Last Day of the Bonhomme Richard 

4/26

 

15

Conclusion:  Searching for the Bonhomme Richard

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