British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/naut1870

Important Notice: COVID-19 Institute response

BCIT

NAUT 1870 - Engineering Knowledge 2

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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.

Credits

8.0

This course isn't currently offered through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of NAUT 1870 - Engineering Knowledge 2? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request related to BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is now open for the Winter 2022 term.

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid.

© BCIT