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Old October 27th, 2017, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: IIT Chennai Ocean Engineering

The Ministry of Education and Social Welfare established the Ocean Engineering Center of IIT Madras in 1977

The Department is to act as a Center of Excellence for advancing the frontiers of science and to provide Break-through Technology as well as to develop education and training programs in the field of Ocean Engineering.

Programs offered-

B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)

B.Tech & M.Tech( Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)

M.Tech Ocean Engineering (Regular Stream OE1)

M.Tech Ocean Technology (NIOT UOP - OE2)

M.Tech Offshore Structural Engineering

M.Tech Offshore Technology Program

M.Tech Petroleum Engineering


The Department of Ocean Engineering has created infrastructure facilities for carrying out Quality work in R & D and teaching in the area of Ocean Engineering.

The major facilities are listed below:

Wave Basin

Wave Basin (30 x 30 x 3 m deep) equipped with Multi-element wave maker (MEWM) (52 paddles) capable of producing short crested waves & Long crested wave maker (LCWM) capable of producing regular and random waves

Random Wave Flume
(90 x 4 x 2.5 m deep) with twin flap type wave maker

Wave- cum- Current Flume
(30 x 2 x 1 m deep) with piston type wave maker

Shallow Water Wave Flume
(72m x 2m x variable depth up to 2m) with piston and hinge type wave maker

Towing Tank
(85 x 3.2 x 2.5 m deep, maximum carriage speed: 5 m/s)

Marine Instrumentation Laboratory


Department of Ocean Engineering
Indian Institute of Techonology Madras.
Chennai 600036.
Telephone :91-44-22574800 (Office), 91-44-22574801 (Head)
Fax : 91-44-22574802 (Office)
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