This publication looks in detail at the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of onboard electrical systems and appliances. It provides guidance on how to read a variety of electrical diagrams, power and control circuit construction and components, troubleshooting techniques and regular maintenance. It can be used as a comprehensive source of reference for management and operational level engineers as well as ETOs at any stage of their career.
Written by an industry expert, this publication covers every essential aspect of onboard automated systems. This second edition has been fully updated to include advances in marine automation and the wide variety of modern electrical appliances. It describes the features of different onboard circuits and the essential maintenance tasks to help prevent malfunctions and breakdowns. It also demonstrates how to approach troubleshooting in an efficient manner, so that beginners in electrical engineering can quickly gain a level of proficiency and professionals may greatly enhance their troubleshooting skills. The guide is illustrated throughout with circuit diagrams, component schematics and case study photographs taken on board during modern fleet inspections.
This guide will benefit:
- Management level marine engineers
- operational level marine engineers
- ETOs at any level of professionalism
- engineering cadets
- electrical engineering cadets.
Also available as an eBook.