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Automation and Controls 1 MEOC 1213

Marine Engineer Officer Cadet Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course introduces the student to basic control engineering, instrumentation systems, and the measurement of process values including temperature, pressure, level, flow, and other general measurement processes. It also includes an introduction to the transmission of signals as it applies to marine controls.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the main components of the control loops and their functions.
  • Describe how to measure temperature in a process loop using a thermocouple, a thermistor, and a RTD.
  • Sketch and describe various temperature measuring instruments.
  • Sketch and describe various types of pressure measuring instruments.
  • Sketch and describe various types of level measuring instruments.
  • Sketch and describe various types of flow measuring instruments.
  • Describe how speed, torque, viscosity, salinity, O2, and CO2 are measured. Sketch and describe some of those instruments.
  • Describe the application of photoelectric cells.
  • Describe the common types of fire, smoke, and flame detectors.
  • Describe how control signals are transmitted.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Automation and Controls 1 (MEOC 1213) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Marine Engineering
    Diploma Full-time


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