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ECME101 - Introduction to Marine Engineering I


Credits: 3.5

A survey of merchant propulsions plants, i.e., fossil fuel steam turbine, diesel engine and gas turbine. Basic engine construction, operating principles and support systems of each propulsion type covered. Basic principles of pumps, steering gears and refrigeration systems are also presented. The course is offered in preparation for the first sailing period and prepares Midshipman for their future concentration in the Marine Engineering curriculum.

3 class hours a week
3 laboratory hours every other week



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