MWD-105: Basic Machinery Systems

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course title: MWE 105 Basic Machinery Systems

Campus:   FSM FMI

Initiator:  Alex M. Raiuklur, Joseph Falmed, Michael Mailiuw

Date: 3/4/16

Course description
To provide the student with the knowledge and skills required to safely perform the duties of an engine room rating aboard a vessel. This includes the operation and maintenance of the propulsion plant, auxiliary and emergency diesel engines, boilers, electrical systems, pollution control and safety equipment, compressed air system, fuels and lubricant, hydraulic and steering systems, and other shipboard equipment.

STCW – 95 Section A-111/4
SPC Required Contact Hrs – 50
COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No.  of Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

 

3

x

10

=

30

=

 

Laboratory

 

4

x

10

=

40

=

 

Lecture/Lab

 

 

x

 

=

70

=

 

Workshop

 

 

x

 

=

 

=

 

 

 

 

 
Total  Semester Credits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE OF COURSE:        
[   ] Degree requirement
[   ] Degree elective
[ X ] Certificate                Certificate of Completion - Watchkeeping
[ X ] Other                       A required course for the issuance of Certificate of Proficiency by the FSM Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure.

PREREQUISITES: None

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:


PSLO#

                             Program

None

None

 

 

INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

[    ]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

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2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[    ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[X]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

[    ]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[    ]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

[    ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in communicating effectively with other members of the crew using the language and terminology relating to shipboard operations.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the performance of duties as a rating forming part of either navigational or engine room watch.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be able to:

  1. Carry out basic operational checks on the shafting components of a marine propulsion plant in accordance with established procedures and safety requirements;
  2. Operate and maintain relevant pumping systems, including the bilge and ballast system in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements;
  3. Carry out relevant operational checks and assist in the maintenance of marine diesel engines and related systems in accordance with established procedures and safety/statutory requirements;
  4. Operate and carry out operational checks on relevant hydraulic systems, including steering gear in accordance with established procedures and safety/statutory requirements;
  5.  Carry out relevant operational checks and assist in the maintenance of marine boilers and related steam systems in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements;
  6. Operate and assist in the maintenance of basic electrical equipment in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements;
  7. Operate the on board pollution control machinery and equipment in accordance with safety, statutory and environmental requirements;
  8. Safely and effectively perform the lubrication/fuel and record keeping duties of an engine room rating in accordance with established procedure and safety requirements;
  9. Safely operate and carry out supervised maintenance of pneumatic equipment and compressed air systems in accordance with established procedure and safety requirements.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

CSLO (General) 1: Carry out basic operational checks on the shafting components of a marine propulsion plant in accordance with established procedures and safety requirements.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Identify thrust block, intermediate bearings, shaft gearbox, and stern tube;

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying thrust block, intermediate bearing, shaft gearbox, and stern tube;
  • describing methods by which astern power is achieved;
  • identifying various configurations of propulsion plants; and
  • describing and demonstrating the basic operational checks on the shafting and gearbox of a propulsion system.
    • Describe methods by which astern power is achieved
    • Identify various configurations of propulsion plants.
    • Describe and demonstrate the basic operational checks on the shafting and gearbox of a typical propulsion system in accordance with accepted procedures.

CSLO (General) 2: Operate and maintain relevant pumping systems, including the bilge and ballast system in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Identify valve types, pump types, and their basic components.

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying valve types, pump types and their basic components;
  • demonstrating overhauling and using correct jointing and packing;
  • identifying the tank components, operational checks and cleaning requirements;
  • identifying the major elements of a bilge and ballast system and demonstrating the operation and maintenance relevant to an engine room rating;
  • identifying the common faults associated with the inability to pump bilge; and
  • describing the hazards associated with the operation and maintenance of pumping system and listing the appropriate action to be taken.
    • Demonstrate overhauling of a valve using the correct jointing and packing.
    • Identify the tank components, operational checks and cleaning requirements.
    • Identify the major elements of a bilge and ballast system and demonstrate the operation and maintenance relevant to an engine room rating.
    • Identify the common faults associated with the inability to pump bilge
    • Describe the hazards associated with the operation and maintenance of pumping system and list the appropriate action to be taken.

CSLO (General) 3: Carry out relevant operational checks and assist in the maintenance of marine diesel engines and related systems in accordance with established procedures and safety/statutory requirements.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Identify types of marine diesel engines. 

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying different types of marine diesel engines;
  • identifying 2 and 4 stroke operating cycles;
  • describing the functions of the basic diesel engine components;
  • identifying the basic diesel engine system:
    • fuel oil;
    • fresh water-cooling;
    • sea water cooling;
    •  lubricating oil;
    • air inlet; and
    • exhaust.
  • explaining cleaning requirement of diesel engine components during overhauling;
  • identifying safety requirements and devices as fitted to a marine diesel engine.

 

 

    • Identify 2 and 4 stroke operating cycles.  
    • Describe the functions of the basic diesel engine components.
    • Identify the basic diesel engine systems:
  • fuel oil;
  • fresh water-cooling;
  • seawater cooling;
  • lubricating oil;
  • air inlet; and
  • exhaust.
    • Explain the cleaning requirements of components of a diesel engine during overhaul.
    • Identify the safety requirements and devices as fitted to marine diesel engines.

CSLO (General) 4: Operate and carry out operational checks on relevant hydraulic systems, including steering gear in accordance with established procedures and safety/statutory. requirements;

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Identify the basic components of a hydraulic and steering system.

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying the basic components of a hydraulic and steering system;
  • explaining the pre-departure and operational checks on a steering system;
  • explaining the operation and method of employing the emergency steering;
  • describing basic care of hydraulic and steering gears; and
  • explaining the safety requirements with the operation of hydraulic equipment.
    • Explain the pre-departure and operational checks on a steering system.
    • Explain the operation and method of employing the emergency steering.
    • Describe the basic care of hydraulic and steering gears.
    • Explain the safety requirements with the operation of hydraulic equipment.

CSLO (General) 5: Carry out relevant operational checks and assist in the maintenance of marine boilers and related steam systems in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Explain the purpose of a boiler on a vessel.

4,7

2

Written assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • explaining the purpose of boiler on a vessel;
  • identifying low, medium, and high-pressure boilers;
  • identifying major element of marine boiler and related systems;
  • identifying safety devices as fitted to a boiler and associated systems;
  • explaining the operation, maintenance and cleaning requirement of a marine boiler and related equipment;
  • identifying the hazard of marine boiler and steam system;
  • interpreting correctly the information from local and remote indicators including boiler water level; and
  • explaining actions to be taken in the event of an emergency in accordance with established procedures.
    • Identify the low, medium and high pressure boilers;
    • Identify major elements of a marine boiler and related systems;
    • Identify safety devices as fitted to a boiler and associated systems.
    • Explain the operation, maintenance and cleaning requirements of a marine boiler and related equipment
    • Identify the hazards of marine boilers and steam systems;
    • Correctly interpret information from appropriate local and remote indicators, including boiler water level.
    • Explain actions to be taken by an engine room rating in the event of an emergency in accordance with established procedures.

CSLO (General) 6: Operate and assist in the maintenance of basic electrical equipment in accordance with established procedure and safety/statutory requirements.

 

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment strategies

 

    • Identify the safety precautions when working with electrical power supplies (including batteries) and possible causes of fatal electrical shock;

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying safety precautions when working with electrical power supply (including batteries) and possible causes of fatal electrical shock;
  • listing precautions and procedures of isolating an electrical system for maintenance;
  • identifying the major components of an electrical distribution system, including circuit breakers, fuses, batteries, and emergency systems; and
  • explaining and demonstrating the actions to be taken in case of an electrical fire or the electrocution of a crewmember.

 

    • List the precautions and procedures of isolating and electrical system for maintenance

 

    • Identify major components of an electrical distribution system, including circuit breakers, fuses, batteries, and emergency systems

 

    • Demonstrate actions to be taken in case of an electrical fire or the electrocution of a crewmember.

 

CSLO (General) 7: Operate the on board pollution control machinery and equipment in accordance with safety, statutory and environmental requirements.

 

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment strategies

 

    • State the requirements of marine pollution (MARPOL) and other relevant authorities in regard to the protection of the marine environment

4,7

2

Written assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • stating and listing the requirement of MARPOL and other relevant authorities in regard to the protection of the marine environment;
  • identifying common types of pollution control equipment and demonstrating their operation in accordance with established procedures and statutory requirement;
  • identifying the dangers of working in machinery spaces;
  • identifying the dangers of chemicals in the engine room; and
  • listing of information sources regarding chemicals.

 

    • Identify the common types of pollution control equipment and demonstrate their operation in accordance with established procedure and statutory requirements;

 

    • Identify dangers of working in machinery spaces.

 

 

    • Identify the dangers of chemicals in the engine room

 

    • List information sources regarding chemicals.

 

CSLO (General) 8: Safely and effectively perform the lubrication/fuel and record keeping duties of an engine room rating in accordance with established procedure and safety requirements.

 

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment strategies

 

    • Explain the purpose, the importance and use of lubrication schedules.

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • explaining the purpose, importance and use of lubrication schedules;
  • explaining the safe method of handling lubricant, fuel, and associated cleaning equipment;
  • demonstrating the procedures for cleaning duplex filters and centrifuges; and
  • explaining the requirement of record keeping

 

    • Explain the correct and save method of handling lubricants, fuels, and associated cleaning equipment.

 

    • Demonstrate the procedures for cleaning duplex filters and centrifuges.

 

    • Explain the requirements of record keeping.

 

CSLO (General) 9: Safely operate and carry out supervised maintenance of pneumatic equipment and compressed air systems in accordance with established procedure and safety requirements.

 

Student Learning Outcome (specific

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment strategies

 

    • Identify the elements of a compressed air distribution system;

4,7

2

Written and practical assessments is used to assess student’s competencies in:

  • identifying the components of a compressed air distribution system;
  • listing the safety devices that are fitted to each part of the compressed air system;
  • describing the operational checks on air compressors, compressed air distribution system and air start system;
  • describing the danger associated with lack of maintenance of compressed air, including hazard associated with condensate in the system; and
  • listing the hazards due to inappropriate use of compressed air and pneumatic equipment.

 

 

    • List the safety devices that are fitted to each part of a compressed air system.

 

    • Describe the basic operational checks on air compressors; compressed air distribution system, and air start system.

 

    • Describe the dangers associated with the lack of maintenance of a compressed air system, including the hazards associated with condensate in the system.

 

    • List the hazards due to inappropriate use of compressed air and pneumatic equipment.

 

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Propulsion types, shafting and gearing
  • Pumping systems
  • Marine Diesel Engines
  • Hydraulic Systems and Steering Gears
  • Steam Boiler and Turbine
  • Electrical Systems
  • Pollution control and Safety
  • Fuels and Lubricants and Record
  • Compressed Air Systems

METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:

       
[X] Lecture               [   ] Cooperative learning groups
[X] Laboratory          [X] In-class exercises
[  ] Audio visual       [X] Demonstrations
[  ] Other

REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

Rudziewicz, Phil and Dev Ranmuthugala,Watchkeeper Rating – Engine, Class 1: SPC013 Basic Marine Machinery Systems, Learner’s Guide.
1998         Suva, Fiji: Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

REFERENCE MATERIALS:

    • Appropriate Vessels – TV Hokuto and MV Micronesian Navigators and MV Voyager
    • Ship Models
    • Engineman 3&2 Naval Education and Training Command
    • Yanmar Diesel Engine Instruction Book 1,2,3,4 and 5.Yanamr Diesel Engine CO., LTD.
    • Yamaha Outboard Motor Training Text.
    • Diesel, Fundamentals, Service, Repair. By William K. Toboldt South Holland, Illinois. THE GOODHEART – WILLCOX COMPANY, INC.

 INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:  None

EVALUATION:

A grade of at least 70% or a “C” must be achieved to progress to the next level.  All demonstrations should achieve at least a rate of 80%.

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION: None

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