NAB2052 Marine Machinery
Course description for academic year 2021/2022
Contents and structure
Basic knowledge about machinery and engine room systems within the technical ship equipment.
The students should know how marine motors are built up and how these work. They should have an understanding of the diesel engine systems and be familiar with small, medium and large diesel engines. The students should have a thorough knowledge of the operation of vessels and engine installations, engines run by steam or gas, and also refrigeration systems and hydraulic systems.
The students should be able to do basic bunker calculations, calculations within refrigeration and hydraulic calculations.
- General Qualifications:
The students should know the operating principles of marine power plants, ships, auxiliary machinery and have a general knowledge of marine engineering terms as described in STCW 78 as Amended, table A-II/2. They should also know of security measures onboard as requires in the ISPS Code.
Recommended previous knowledge
NAB1001 Physics, NAB2011 Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Lectures and possible excursions
Compulsory learning activities
2 Written assignments, both must be approved in order to take the final exam.
Written exam, 3 hours, accounts for 100 % final grade.
Graded scale A-F.
Examination support material
Approved calculator: Casio fx - 991EX. Teknisk formelsamling med tabeller by Svein Erik Pedersen, Jan Gustavsen, Svein Kaasa og Oddmund Olsen will be delivered by the school.More about examination support material