MAR8233 : Advanced Marine Engineering
MAR8233 : Advanced Marine Engineering
- Offered for Year: 2023/24
- Module Leader(s): Dr Xin Wang
- Lecturer: Professor Cheng Chin, Dr Ivan CK Tam
- Owning School: NUIS
- Teaching Location: Singapore
Your programme is made up of credits, the total differs on programme to programme.
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||20|
|European Credit Transfer System|
Modules you must have done previously to study this module
Pre Requisite Comment
Modules you need to take at the same time
Co Requisite Comment
To introduce students to state of the art of marine engineering systems and technologies.
To give students an understanding of identification, modelling and control theory and practice applied to dynamic marine systems.
Outline Of Syllabus
1. Conventional systems and state of the art latest technology and development of the marine engineering systems.
• Introduction of design processes and principles
• Diesel engine and gas turbines
• Exhaust emissions
• Energy efficiency design and operation index
• Introduction to state of art energy saving devices and techniques
2. Mathematical modelling and simulation of marine systems
• Fundamental linear and non-linear models
• Artificial intelligent techniques
• Case studies
Intended Knowledge Outcomes
IKO1 - The principles and methodologies of marine engineering design
IKO2 - Be aware of the latest technology and developments of the marine engineering systems,
system integration and future trends.
IKO3 - A thorough understanding of how to model most marine power and servo systems
IKO4 - A good grounding in the control strategies that are used.
Intended Skill Outcomes
ISO1 – Be able to carry out calculations of diesel engine and gas turbine cycles
ISO2 – Be able to carry out calculations related to propulsion and powering systems
ISO3 – Be able to simulate marine systems using linear, nonlinear and artificial intelligent techniques, with the aid of computer software
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||30:00||30:00||Revision and exam preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||2||15:00||30:00||Background research/preparation and completing/writing up the post school coursework assignment|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||1||35:00||35:00||Intensive school in the form of Lectures and Tutorials|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Written exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||Reading and researching the pre-school materials|
|Guided Independent Study||Reflective learning activity||1||50:00||50:00||Follow-up after each lecture|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Scheduled on-line contact time||1||3:00||3:00||Online discussions led by instructor|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Students are encouraged to develop their knowledge and understanding of the subject by independent reading for which they are given guidance in the distance learning material (IKO1-4). The preschool study is reinforced via lectures during the intensive school itself. The use of design during the intensive school, a work-based assessment and application after the intensive school also enable the students to learn. Subject specific skills are developed via the distance learning material, which is delivered by a web-based system. (ISO1-3)
Cognitive skills (problem solving/ decision making) are taught primarily through case studies, and developed through a work based assignment. Key transferable skills (communication, time management, ability to work alone etc) are developed through a work based post school assignment and via completion of the module itself, including the distance learning material.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||120||1||A||60||24 hrs Take home exam (to be submitted within 24 hours of being set)|
|Written exercise||1||M||20||Post-school problem solving assignment|
|Written exercise||1||M||20||Modelling and simulation assignment|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The examination is an appropriate way to assess both theoretical understanding and problem solving skills under time-constraint as required in industry. The assignments enable a more realistic engineering problem to be set to assess subject specific and cognitive skills. Two ‘low stakes’ coursework assignments (<30%) are incorporated in this module as they are found beneficial for one year Master’s programme.
Knowledge and skills (IKO1-4, ISO1-3) are assessed via the unseen written examination and the coursework. Coursework 1 has more emphasis on IKO2 and ISO2, and Coursework 2 has more emphasis on IKO3-4 and ISO 3.
Past Exam Papers
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