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Module

MAR8065 : Marine Power Systems

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Rosemary Norman
  • Lecturer: Dr Kayvan Pazouki
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To develop knowledge and understanding of:

A1 – Transmission system design and its fundamentals,
A2 - Rationale for selection, analysis, optimisation and installation of transmission systems, A3 – Understanding and design principles of marine electrical power systems
A4 - To analyse power network operation and electric machines
A5 - To analyse operation of power electronic converters for electric propulsion systems. A6 – To analyse propulsion, transmission and ship’s performance.

Outline Of Syllabus

Mechanical Power Transmission:

Transmission, types and applications; principle of gear design, geometry, definitions, flanks, involute and its properties; gear measurements and calculations, contact ratio, span width; gear efficiencies, calculation and optimisation.
Gear design: British standards (BS 1986), load analysis, bending and Hertzian stresses, design procedure and gearbox selection; gear design AGMA standard, load analysis, tooth stresses (fatigue, bending, surface durability), design procedure and gearbox selection; Helical gears, AGMA standard and applications, Epicyclic gears, transmission systems, combination of gear design and controllable pitch propellers, power matching and optimisation.

Electrical Power Transmission:

Overview of generation and distribution systems; Operation and control of AC and DC electric machines; power system analysis; alternative electrical power generation; shore connections in port; power electronic converter circuits; propulsion control and operation.

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