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Module

MAR2018 : Marine Engineering II

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Rosemary Norman
  • Lecturer: Dr Serkan Turkmen, Dr Ben Wetenhall
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To develop knowledge and understanding of:

A1-Power plant and auxiliary systems relevant to both Marine and offshore industry.
A2-Scientific principles and subsequent application of marine thermal fluids and electric propulsion.

Outline Of Syllabus

Practice:

Pumps and pumping systems: Types of pumps, piping systems (including valve types), basic design of pumping systems, Bilge and ballast systems and regulations, Steering gear systems.

Science:

Thermal Fluid: Thermal conduction and Convection, Heat transfer due to radiation, Heat transfer through cylinders and spheres, heat transfer using extended surfaces, Heat exchanger theory and performance.

Fluid flow: Jet theory, momentum equation, fluid flow in roto-dynamic machinery, flow in pipes, fluid flow and losses (gas and liquid).

Electrical:

Three-phase power systems, marine electrical generation and distribution, load flow analysis, distribution components and protection, emergency power systems.

Marine Electric propulsion technology: Basic elements of an electric propulsion system, DC and AC electric motor operation and control, Power electronic devices and basic converter circuits, Basic propulsion control configurations.

Modelling of engineering systems:

Derivation of mathematical models for basic mechanical, fluid power, thermal and electrical systems; standard first and second order transfer functions.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable