Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
EN486M: Propulsion and Ship Systems
EN486M Propulsion and Ship Systems (3-0-3).This course shows how selected shipboard machinery systems impact the ship design process and the resulting ship, as well as the characteristics of common machinery and distributive systems; design integration.
E. V. Lewis, Editor, Principles of Naval Architecture, Vol. II, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1988.
- Understand the working principles of steam, diesel and gas turbine prime movers
- Be able to select a suitable prime mover for a given ship
- Be able to match an engine and propeller to a ship.
- Be able to develop a "one-line" electrical diagram and a load analysis for a ship.
- Understand piping diagrams and the principles of piping systems
1/C EOE or ENA major, or approval of department chair
- Principles of Steam Propulsion
- Diesel Engines
- Gas Turbines
- Reduction Gears
- Engine-Propeller Matching
- Electrical System Components
- Electrical Diagrams
- Electrical Load Analysis
- Piping System Components
- Piping Schematics
- Design of Piping Systems
- Auxiliary Machinery