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Award in Marine Propulsion Systems (Small Boats)

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Award in Marine Propulsion Systems (Small Boats)

500.00

Location:
Code
ET4-11-18p
MQF Level
4
Credits
6
Duration
Schedule
Tue & Thur
Time
17:30 - 20:30
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face 20%; Online 80%

Description

Learning Outcomes:

L01. Identify hull characteristics of boats and recognize propulsion systems:

  • The various hull forms and types of construction.
  • The relationship between hull waterline length, wave making speed.
  • The type and positioning of the main mechanical assemblies for various hull forms.
  • The effect of weight and position on trim and performance.
  • The relationship between wetted surface area.

 

L02. Identify the layout and operating characteristics of system and components:

  • Features of propulsion systems and mode of operation.
  • The main components of propulsions systems and auxiliaries and the purpose and operating characteristics.
  • Tools and equipment required for fault diagnosis and rectification.
  • Data required for fault diagnosis.
  • The precautions required and the hazards associated in working with marine propulsions systems.

 

L03. Diagnose faulty systems and components, remove, rectify and refit:

  • Basic principles of fault diagnosis.
  • The methods used to diagnose faulty systems and components.
  • Methods of obtaining and interpreting diagnostic information.
  • How to diagnose and rectify faults in propulsion system/components.
  • Factors which influence whether to repair or replace.
  • Procedures for disposing of waste materials.

 

L04. Service engine mounts, shafting and alignment:

  • Engine alignment procedures.
  • Basic maintenance procedures to propeller shafts and supports.
  • Alignment of propeller shafts.

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