The purpose of this unit is to develop engineering ability for system level design and commissioning of electrical powering and systems within marine and offshore sectors. The unit focuses on estimation of plant power electrical loads, design and analysis of marine electrical machines, power electronics and powering systems.
|Unit name||Marine Electrical Powering & Systems|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Mr Mark Symes|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Estimate plant electrical loads and the required power supply capacity using single-line diagrams, schematic drawings of electrical wiring, distribution and protection systems
- Explain operating principles of electric machines and solid-state semiconductors used in power electronics and marine and offshore industries
- Perform basic calculations and analysis of DC, AC power systems and power electronic systems
- Design marine electrical powering and systems in compliance with statutory and classification society regulations and rules
- Perform analysis and inspection of marine electrical machines and powering systems
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1 x 3-hr lecture and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Assignment (40%)|Assignment (25%)|Laboratory/practical (25%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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