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Engineering Knowledge 2 NAUT 1870

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Students will be introduced to marine propulsion machinery including diesel engines, steam turbines, boilers, and gas turbines. This will also include auxiliary machinery: shafting, water makers, steering gear, refrigeration, sewage treatment plants, oily water separators, incinerators, deck machinery, pumps, and pumping systems. They will also acquire knowledge of engineering terms, fire extinguishing systems, and vibration and control systems. The electrical sessions will explore basic electricity, batteries, UPS systems, DC generators, and AC alternators.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

8.0

Cost

$591.42

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of NAUT 1870 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49076

Duration

Mon Nov 21 - Fri Dec 16 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 49076
  • $591.42
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 21 - Dec 16 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$591.42

Important information
  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for any/all prerequisites. A student manual and workbook will be provided in class. Note: A (CDN#) will be required for the issuance of a Transport Canada Training certificate.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand basic engineering terms.
  • Describe the arrangement, construction, and operation of main propulsion diesel, steam turbine, and gas turbines.
  • Sketch and describe the construction and operation of the engine room's auxiliary equipment, including air compressors, pumps, valves, water makers, sewage treatment plants, and generators.
  • Sketch and describe the construction and operation of the ship's auxiliary equipment such as steering, refrigeration, bow thrusters, deck machinery, hatches, and self-unloading equipment.
  • Sketch and describe water tube and fire tube boilers and their feed systems.
  • Describe engine transmission systems, including propeller shafts, bearings, and propellers.
  • Describe firefighting equipment systems and their use.
  • Explain electrical distribution systems, generators, alternators, UPS systems, and batteries.
  • Describe bridge control systems, depth measuring instruments, and instrumentation.
  • Describe the operation of ships in ice.
  • Describe the causes of ship vibration.
  • Explain principles of galvanic corrosion and effect of cold on metals.

Effective as of Fall 2010

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