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MEOC 2203 - Engineering Knowledge 2

Marine Engineer Officer Cadet Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

In this second level of the marine engineering knowledge course, students will continue their studies in pumps and pumping systems, water makers, air compressors, and separators. An introduction into the operation and construction of auxiliary steam turbines will be given. For medium and high speed diesels, emphasis will be placed on the construction of the engine structures, lubrication, coolant, injection, and scavenging systems. In boiler systems, students will study the mountings, construction, operation, maintenance, and defects of fire tube auxiliary boilers. The course will also include a study in hydraulics and hydraulic systems. Steering systems will be studied, and an introduction to deck machinery will be given. Finally, there will be an introduction to ship’s shafting and propellers.


Successful completion of Term 1.





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 86782

Mon Jan 28 - Thu Mar 14 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 28 - Mar 14 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 15:45 BMC Rm. 137


Serhat Beyenir

Course Outline



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the construction of turbine and cargo pumps.
  • Interpret a pump curve.
  • Sketch and describe plate and tube coolers.
  • Sketch and describe a vessel’s pumping systems: bilge, ballast, lubrication, cooling, sewage, domestic water, fuel, and oily water separator.
  • Sketch and describe the components of an air compressor and its system.
  • Sketch self-cleaning purifiers and describe their components and operation.
  • Sketch a water maker and describe its components, operation, and maintenance.
  • Sketch and describe the purpose, construction, operation, and maintenance of marine auxiliary boilers.
  • Sketch and describe the purpose, construction, and operation of auxiliary steam feed and steam supply systems.
  • Explain principles of diesel engines.
  • Describe the purpose of indicator diagrams and crankshaft deflections.
  • Sketch the components of medium and high speed diesels.
  • Sketch and describe the systems of medium and high speed diesel engines.
  • Describe the hazards and safety systems of diesels.
  • Describe the construction and operation of gearboxes, couplings, and clutches.
  • Describe the basic theory, types, construction, and operation of auxiliary steam turbines.
  • Describe the construction, components, operation, defects, and maintenance of marine hydraulic systems.
  • Sketch the components and describe the operation of deck machinery.
  • Sketch an electro-hydraulic steering system and describe its operation and components.
  • Describe the purpose, components, and operation of a ship’s shafting and propeller system.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

MEOC 2203 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Marine Engineering
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma


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