Students will be introduced to marine auxiliary machinery including pumps, boilers, air compressors, water-makers, sewage treatment plants, oily water separators, etc. This will also include stabilizers, bow thrusters, and deck machinery. They will also acquire an understanding of diesels and diesel systems. The course covers propeller, propeller shafts, bridge control, hydraulic systems, and firefighting systems. The electrical session will explore alternators and electrical distribution.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of NAUT 1869 for the Fall 2023 term.
Tue Oct 03 - Tue Oct 24 (3 weeks)
- 3 weeks
- CRN 50278
Class meeting times
|Oct 03 - Oct 24||Mon - Fri||08:30 - 16:00||Marine BMC|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS Required Text - Introduction to Marine Engineering by D.A. Taylor Students may purchase the textbook at the BCIT Burnaby campus bookstore or online at www.bcitbookstore.ca. Please refer to prerequisite section of webpage for any/all prerequisites.
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
- Sketch diesel, steam, and electric engine room arrangements.
- Describe the construction and operation of the engine room's auxiliary equipment, including air compressors, pumps, valves, water-makers, sewage treatment plants, oily water separators, and generators.
- Describe the construction and operation of the ship's auxiliary equipment such as steering, bow thrusters, and deck machinery.
- Sketch water tube and fire tube boilers and their feed systems.
- Explain the construction and operation of diesels and their systems.
- Describe engine transmission systems, including propeller shafts, bearings, and propellers.
- Describe fire fighting equipment systems and their use.
- Explain electrical distribution systems, alternators, and batteries.
- Describe bridge control systems and instrumentation.
Effective as of Fall 2008
Engineering Knowledge 1 (NAUT 1869) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Transportation
- Chief Mate
- Master 3000GT Domestic
- Master 500GT Domestic
Associate Certificate Part-time
- Nautical Sciences
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