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Course Name: Marine Engines

Course Name: Marine Engines

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Pradyumna Mishra

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Code (Credit): CUTM2342 (3-0-0) (T-P-Pj)

Course Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are to:

  • Understand Basic concept of Marine Propulsion system onboard ship.
  • Understand the operational and constructional principles of the marine main engines and the auxiliary machinery onboard ship.
  • Provide the terminology of marine mechanology.
  • Basic understanding of automation and control system associated with Main Propulsion Plant.
  • Explain the Basic on Fuel and Lubricants.
  • Basic Understanding of compliance of MARPOL, SOLAS, STCW 2010 with reference to Engine room operation and maintenance.

Learning Outcome:

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:

  • Comprehend the basic working principles of a modern engine and engine room.
  • Name all the major machinery parts, components and networks in the engine room
  • Recognize the automated way a modern engine room is run.
  • Identify the major characteristics of the fuels and lubricants used in marine engines.

Understanding of compliance of MARPOL, SOLAS, STCW 2010 with reference to engine room operation and maintenance.

Course Syllabus:

 Modules 1: Operational description of the vessel’s    propulsion system (T-2H, P-0, Pj-0)

 

Introduction to Propulsion System.

Ship Nomenclature and different parts of ship.

Different types of propulsion system used onboard ship.

Assignment 1: Assignment on propulsion system.

 

Modules 2: Main engine systems (T-5H, P-0, Pj-0)

      2-stroke and 4-stroke Engine Construction and Parts

      Working of 2-stroke and 4-stroke Engine

      Fuel oil system

      Lubrication system

      Control air system,

      High Temperature and Low temperature cooling Water System

Assignment 2: Assignment on Main Engine working principle and systems.

Module 3: Auxiliary machinery and installations (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

     

 Basic Working Principle of Heaters, Coolers, Filters, Steam Boilers.

Basic Working Principle of Air Compressor, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration system.

Basic Working Principle of Fresh Water Generator (FWG) & Distillation, Oily Water Separator (OWS), Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Incinerator, Ballast Water Treatment.

Assignment 3: Assignment on Auxiliary machinery onboard ship.

Module 4: Engine Room Safety Plan (T-2H, P-0, Pj-0)

Comprehend the basic principle on safety in Engine Room,

Requirement of safety Plan,

Safe working Practice in Engine Room.

Understanding the requirement and working principle of Fire Fighting Appliances in Engine room, Fire safety plan, Emergency escape.

Understanding of Personal safety in Engine room, Hazards identification and Risk Assessment in engine room.

Assignment 4: Assignment on Engine room safety plan and risk assessment.

Module 5: Remote Control System automation, engine room      operation’s observation systems (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

 

Basic principle of Control System & working principle of control system (P, PI, PID), Electro Hydraulic & Electro pneumatic controls, automation in Engine room

Details on working principle and components of Engine room control system,

Bridge control system, Alarm and parameter remote monitoring system.

Assignment 5: Assignment on Control system and automation in Engine room.

Module 6: Distance, speed, consumption (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

Basic Knowledge on SI units, Ship’s Displacement, Admiralty Co-efficient, Power estimation. Understanding of Fuel estimation calculation. Understanding & calculation of Propeller slip and Distance.

Assignment 6: Assignment on Ship’s distance, speed and consumption calculation.

Module 7: Deck Machinery (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

Constructional & operating principles of deck machinery such as Anchor Handling Windlass, mooring winches. Capstans, Derricks, cargo hatched, Gangway, LSA equipment.

Assignment 7: Assignment on construction and working of Deck Machinery.

Module 8: Pumps & pumping net (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

Basic working principle of a pump. Types of Pumps used onboard ship and their working principle. Briefly Explain various pump network in Engine room.

Assignment 8: Assignment on pumps and pumping system.

Module 9: Steering system (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

Basic terminology of steering gear system, components and their functions. Working Principle of different types of steering gears. Basic knowledge on Emergency steering, steering gear system checks.

Assignment 9: Assignment on Steering system.

 

Module 10: Systems failures (T-3H, P-0, Pj-0)

Basic understanding of Systems in Engine Room and Brief description of Main Engine Control system, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and electric failure. Basic understanding of Steering system, Ballast water management system, power management system, windlass and deck Machinery failure. Understanding of Black out onboard ship, Emergency system onboard ship.

Assignment 10: Assignment on System failure onboard ship.

References:

Required Textbooks/Reading:

 

McGeorge, H., D.

 

General

engineering knowledge

Routledge 2011
Embleton, W. Instruments &

control systems for deck officers

Reeds 2002
Taylor, D., A. Introduction to marine engineering Butterworth- Heinemann 1996
J. K. Dhar Basic Marine Engineering G-Maritime Publication 2019

Session Plan

Operational description of the vessel’s propulsion system:

Session 1

Understanding Ship Nomenclature and different Parts of ship.

Basic knowledge on Ship’s Propulsion system

Types Of Ships

Different Types of Marine Propulsion Systems Used in the Shipping World

Terminology: Parts of ships and equipment aboard ships

Session 2

Operational and constructional principles of the Diesel propulsion system.

SULZER and MAN B&W.Most Popular Marine Propulsion Engines

Operational and constructional principles of Steam Propulsion system.

Marine Turbine Engines 

Marine Engine Systems

Session 3

Construction and terminology of Marine Diesel Engine.

https://shipfever.com/marine-diesel-engine/

Session 4

Briefly explain Major machinery parts of Marine Diesel Engine and their function.

Session 5

Components and networks of Main Engine such as – Fuel oil, Lubricating Oil & Starting air.

Session 6

Control air, Sea water cooling & Fresh water-cooling Systems of Main Propulsion plant.

Session 7

Basics on fuels and lubricants used onboard ship. Identify the major characteristics of the fuels and lubricants used in marine engines.

Auxiliary Machinery and installation:

Session 8

Basic working principles and components of

  1. Coolers in Engine room
  2. Heaters in Engine room
  3. Filters in Engine room
  4. Steam Boilers and treatment of Boiler feed water.

Session 9

Basic working principles and components of

  1. Air Compressor System in Engine room onboard ship
  2. Air conditioning System onboard ship.
  3. Refrigeration System onboard ship.

Session 10

Basic working principles and components of

  1. Fresh water generation and distillation
  2. Oily water separator
  3. Sewage Treatment Plant
  4. Incinerator
  5. Ballast water treatment plant
  6. Scrubber System

https://youtu.be/u0Zwl7LdavM?t=2 (STP)

https://youtu.be/ZMdIXU_kiZY?t=79 (BWMS)

https://youtu.be/Dejb6BeIm_g?t=3 (Incinerator)

https://youtu.be/E5Zi-6vd5ko?t=2 (Scrubber)

https://youtu.be/MG6ZbYiRPWE?t=4 (OWS)

https://youtu.be/g_JpL2fj0Mk?t=963 (FWG)

 

Engine Room Safety Plan:

Session 11

 Comprehend the basic principle on

  1. Safety in Engine Room.
  2. Requirement of safety Plan onboard ship.
  3. Safe working Practice in Engine Room.

Session 12

Understanding the requirement and working principle of

  1. FFA (Fire Fighting Appliances) in Engine room
  2. Fire safety plan onboard ship.
  3. Emergency escape in Engine room.

Understanding of

  1. Personal safety in Engine room.
  2. Hazards identification and Risk Assessment in engine room.

Remote Control System:

Session 13

Basic principle of Control System & working principle of control system (P, PI, PID)

Session 14

Basic Knowledge on Electro Hydraulic & Electro pneumatic controls, automation in Engine room.

Session 15

Details on working principle and components of

  1. Engine room control system
  2. Bridge control system
  3. Alarm and parameter remote monitoring system.

Distance, speed, consumption:

Session 16

Basic Knowledge on SI units, Ship’s Displacement, Admiralty Co-efficient, Power estimation.

Session 17

Understanding of Fuel estimation calculations and numerical.

Session 18

Understanding & calculation of Propeller slip and Distance.

Deck Machineries:

Session 19

Anchor Handling Windlass, mooring winches constructional & operating principles.

Session 20

Comprehend the basic of Anchoring and mooring operations.

https://youtu.be/ckMdPM41IxE?t=122

Session 21

Brief knowledge on Operational principle of Capstans, Derricks, cargo hatched, Gangway, LSA equipment.

Pumps & Pumping Net:

Session 22

Basic working principle of a pump. Explain terminology used for all parts of pump.

Session 23

Types of Pumps used on-board ship and their working principle.

https://sailorinsight.com/different-types-of-pumps-used-in-ship

 

https://youtu.be/AwkOcm83GO4

Session 24

Briefly Explain various pump network in Engine room.

Steering System:

Session 25

Basic terminology of steering gear system, components and their functions.

https://youtu.be/99PkWjURKTY?t=667

Session 26

Working Principle of different types of steering gears.

https://youtu.be/YDlqIHlqvF4?t=9

Session 27

Basic knowledge on Emergency steering, steering gear system checks.

https://youtu.be/VR0Etjwj04o?t=252

https://youtu.be/YjErUV_B85w?t=15

System failure:

Session 28

Basic understanding of Systems in Engine Room. Brief description of Main Engine Control system, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and electric failure.

https://youtu.be/OBzGJzTzbbc?t=24

https://youtu.be/ayelfkKVtzo?t=24

Session 29

Basic understanding of Steering system, Ballast water management system, power management system, windlass and deck Machinery failure.

Common Problems Found In Steering Gear System Of Ships

Ballast Water Management

Understanding Power Management System

Ship Windlass Not Taking Load Or Faulty

Session 30

Understanding of Black out on-board ship, Emergency system on-board ship.

Blackout Situation on a Ship

SHIP'S EMERGENCY POWER

Our Main Teachers

Marine Engineer with Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency with 10+ years industry experience.