Introduction to Ship Engine Room Systems (Hardcover)

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Introduction to Ship Engine Room Systems (Hardcover)


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Introduction to Ship Engine Room Systems outlines the key systems, machinery and equipment found in a ship's engine room. It explores the basics of their function with overall practical guidance for engine room operation and maintenance, recognising emerging environmental challenges. It covers the following topics:

The role and function of the steering and propulsion systems

Power generation

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems

The water management system

Engine room fires and emergency response systems

Engine room watch procedures and checklists

The book serves as an accessible introductory text for engineering students at HNC, HND, and foundation degree level, marine engineering cadets, and non-engineering marine professionals such as deck officers and cadets who want a general guide to how the engine room functions.

Alexander Olsen is a Senior Consultant at RINA Consulting Defence UK. He is STCW II 1995 qualified and has also worked as a marine training designer, marine auditor, and fisheries observer. He is the author of Introduction to Ship Operations and Onboard Safety and Core Concepts of Maritime Navigation (both with Routledge, 2022).
Product Details ISBN: 9781032342283
ISBN-10: 1032342285
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: February 28th, 2023
Pages: 388
Language: English