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Dr Tim Gourlay

Dr Tim Gourlay Dr Tim Gourlay
Position University Associate
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Science
Department Department of Physics and Astronomy
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 301
Website www.perthhydro.com

Brief Summary

Dr Tim Gourlay is a Research Associate with the Centre for Marine Science and Technology, and Director of Perth Hydro Pty Ltd. His main areas of interest are ship hydrodynamics and wave mechanics.

Overview

Tim obtained his Honours in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1994. He spent two years sailing around the world, before completing his PhD on shallow-water ship hydrodynamics in 2000. He then spent two years as ship hydrodynamics lecturer at the Australian Maritime College.

Tim moved to CMST in 2002 and has since been working on a variety of ship hydrodynamics projects, including mathematical analysis, software development and full-scale trials.

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Memberships, Awards and Training

Royal Institution of Naval Architects, PIANC

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Teaching

Design for Small Craft

Offshore Geomechanics and Hydrodynamics

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Specialty Areas

Ship hydrodynamics: under-keel clearance, wave-induced motions, mooring analysis, resistance, seakeeping

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Publications

2016

Journal Articles (Research)

2015

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2014

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2003

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2001

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Additional publication categories

2008

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2007

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Gourlay, T. P., and K. P. Klaka. 2007.“Full-scale measurements of containership sinkage, trim and roll.”The Australian Naval Architect 11 (2): 30-36.

2004

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

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