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SHIP PROPULSION

CODE 101129
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 10948 MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY(L-28) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 10948 MARITIME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY(L-28) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/02
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    This lecture is provided to both curricula, Deck Officer and Marine Engineering. For the Marine Engineering curriculum the lecture is 9 credits (90 teaching hours), while for the Deck Officer the lecture is 6 credits (60 teaching hours). This lecture covers the engineering of the ship propulsion systems, in terms of plant layout and performance. For the Marine Engineering curriculum the lecture provide Competence 1.1 Manage the Operation of Propulsion Plant Machinery  (ref. IMO Model Course Chief Engineer and Second Officer).

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course will deal with the management and the operation of the propulsion plant. Plan and schedule operations: propulsive characteristics. Operation, performance assessment.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the lecture is to provide Design principles of ship propulsion plants, propulsion performance in terms of engineering aspects and navigation aspects. Furthermore, for the Marine Engineering curriculum, the aim is to provide in-depth knowledge of the subjects included in IMO MODEL COURSE Chief Engineer and Second Officer, in particular the following competencies. Competence 1.1 : Manage the Operation of Propulsion Plant Machinery.  Competence 1.2 Plan and schedule operations.  LEARNING OUTCOMES:
    Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of:
    1.1.1 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE DIESEL ENGINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.2 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE STEAM TURBINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.3 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE GAS TURBINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.4 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE STEAM BOILER AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES, PROPULSIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DIESEL ENGINES, STEAM AND GAS TURBINES, INCLUDING SPEED, OUTPUT AND FUEL CONSUMPTION

    1.2.3 PROPULSIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DIESEL ENGINES, STEAM AND GAS TURBINES.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Aula. Webinars. Visit onboard. Individual Project. Group Project.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    IMO MODEL COURSE Chief Engineer and Second Officer
    Competence 1.1 : Manage the Operation of Propulsion Plant Machinery

    1.1.1 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE DIESEL ENGINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.2 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE STEAM TURBINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.3 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE GAS TURBINE AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES
    1.1.4 DESIGN FEATURES AND OPERATIVE MECHANISM OF MARINE STEAM BOILER AND ASSOCIATED AUXILIARIES, PROPULSIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DIESEL ENGINES, STEAM AND GAS TURBINES, INCLUDING SPEED, OUTPUT AND FUEL CONSUMPTION

    Competence 1.2 Plan and schedule operations

    1.2.3 PROPULSIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DIESEL ENGINES, STEAM AND GAS TURBINES.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Lecture notes provided on Aulaweb.
    MARINE ENGINEERING, PUBLISHED BY THE SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS, 1992

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    SILVIA DONNARUMMA (President)

    BRUNO SPANGHERO

    MASSIMO FIGARI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written and oral. First part written exercises, if passed, then oral exam.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Exam 90% & homework project 10%.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    17/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    15/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    07/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    14/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    06/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale