Riding the Wave

  • Discover How Ocean Engineering is Shaping the Future
  • Q&A with the Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy
  • Meet us at OMAE 2019!


Riding the wave

In an age where man-made systems have become ubiquitous, renewable resources have gained an essential role and people from different backgrounds are working together to find environmental-friendly solutions, the ocean is receiving special attention. Looking at ocean waves, nobody would doubt that they could be a useful source of power, besides a natural phenomenon to observe with astonishment or even awe. 

In order to foster research on how to increase the capability of resource exploitation and space utilization in the ocean, and how to protect the same from the negative effects of human intervention, Springer has put together a selection of books, chapters & full issues tackling some of the greatest issues currently being addressed within the interdisciplinary field of ocean engineering. 

Access selected research FREE between May 1st - June 15th, 2019. 

Q & A with Prof. R. Cengiz Ertekin

Ertekin © Springer​​​​​​​In order to find out a little more about the field of Ocean Engineering, we approached Dr. R. Cengiz Ertekin, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy is what he had to say: 

What is Ocean Engineering?
Ocean Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that may encompass many traditional engineering and science fields including naval architecture and oceanography, and mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. In the early 1960s, there was a need to establish an engineering field focusing on the engineering of the oceans beyond the classical naval architecture, ...

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Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design

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This Journal publishes original peer-reviewed scholarly research spanning engineering and physical science disciplines as applied to multiscale, multidisciplinary and multi-science problems. It focuses on multiscale, multidisciplinary and multi-science approaches for modeling, analyzing or designing different materials, such as polymers, metals, ceramics, biomaterials, composites and advanced material structures, as well as sophisticated engineering and physical systems. 

Read an article: "Experimental study of vibration of metallic and composite plates inside channel driven cavity flow

Read an article: "Durability and failure mechanics of woven carbon composites under repeated impact loading in Arctic conditions"

Read an article: "Multiscale modeling of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites in low-temperature arctic conditions"

Marine Systems & Ocean Technology

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This journal covers the multidisciplinary technologies at the front line of marine systems and ocean technology, offering fresh contributions not only from the naval architecture and ocean engineering fields, but also from such contributing areas as civil, mechanical, electrical, material, petroleum, coastal and oceanographic engineering, applied oceanography and meteorology and applied mathematics. 

Read an article: Wave-induced flexural response of idealized non-uniform hull girder in random seas

Read an article: Ultimate bending capacity of perforated pipe cross sections

Read an article: A parametric stability analysis of the offshore jacket launch: a case study in the Persian Gulf

Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy

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The Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy publishes original articles on research and development spanning all areas of ocean engineering and marine energy. It is designed to advance scientific knowledge and to foster innovative engineering solutions in coastal engineering, offshore engineering, marine renewable energy, as well as climate change and the resulting sea-level rise.

Read an article: "Articulating parametric resonance for an OWC spar buoy in regular and irregular waves

Read an article: "The impact of energy extraction of wave energy converter arrays on wave climate under multi-directional seas"

Read an article: "On the improvement of computational efficiency of smoothed particle hydrodynamics to simulate flexural failure of ice"

Development and Testing of Navigation Algorithms for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

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This book focuses on pose estimation algorithms for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). After introducing readers to the state of the art, it describes a joint endeavor involving attitude and position estimation, and details the development of a nonlinear attitude observer that employs inertial and magnetic field data and is suitable for underwater use. In turn, it shows how the estimated attitude constitutes an essential type of input for UKF-based position estimators that combine position, depth, and velocity measurements. 

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Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy

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This open access book offers a concise, practice-oriented reference-guide to the field of ocean wave energy. The ten chapters highlight the key rules of thumb, address all the main technical engineering aspects and describe in detail all the key aspects to be considered in the techno-economic assessment of wave energy converters.

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New Book: Motion Sickness

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This book offers a survey of the state of the art in the field of motion sickness. It begins by describing the historical background and the current definition of motion sickness, then discusses the prevalence among individuals, along with the physiological and psychological concomitants of the disorder. It reviews the incidence of motion sickness in numerous provocative motion environments and discusses various personal factors that appear to influence this aspect.

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Book Series

 Ocean Engineering & Oceanography © SpringerOcean Engineering & Oceanography

Active since 2013, this Springer book series has 11 titles covering:  state-of-art research and applications in the two related and interdependent areas of ocean engineering and oceanography. The series contains monographs, lecture notes, edited volumes and selected PhD theses focusing on all different theoretical as well as applied aspects and subfields of ocean engineering and oceanography research.

Interested in publishing a book in this series? Download our proposal form!

Meet us in Glasgow!

Springer will be exhibiting at the OMAE 38th International Conference on Ocean,
Offshore & Arctic Engineering Conference in Glasgow, Scotland June 9-14, 2019. 

Publishing Editors attending the event will be: 

Dr. Leontina Di Cecco

Senior Editor

Mechanical Engineering; Ocean and Naval Engineering; Water Management & Technology 

Book a meeting with Leontina now!



Charlotte-Cross © SpringerCharlotte Cross

Associate Editor

Bioengineering, Oil and Gas/Petroleum Engineering 

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Laura Burgess © SpringerLaura Burgess

Editorial Assistant

Oil and gas/petroleum engineering and renewable energy

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