Courses & Units

Maritime Systems JEE360



This unit applies thermodynamic principles to more advanced systems. Students will develop an advanced understanding of energy conversion systems, with emphasis on energy efficiency. Systems studied will include liquefaction, compression, air conditioning, hydraulics and combustion.


Unit name Maritime Systems
Unit code JEE360
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Javad AlaviMehr

Teaching staff

Dr Javad AlaviMehr

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Explain the basic principles of hydraulic systems and perform calculations for common hydraulic components used in maritime industry.

ILO 2 Explain the principles of reciprocating gas compressors. Make calculations of power and efficiency for multi-stage compressors.

ILO 3 Explain thermodynamic cycles of various liquefaction systems including a refrigeration system. Describe the factors that affect their performance and carry out performance calculations.

ILO 4 Describe the thermodynamics of moist atmospheric air. Calculate cooling and heating loads for air conditioning processes.

ILO 5 Explain the basic principles of combustion processes, including exhaust emissions. Estimate flame temperatures with dissociation.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 031701

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture, 1 x 1-hr lecture and 1 x 2-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)


Examination 50%, Labs 30%, Class Test 20%

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