AUTOMATION SYSTEM ON SHIPS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All Engineer & Electrical Officers

SCOPE:

To provide participants an overview of onboard automated systems, analog and digital automation, electrical automation, PLC systems and auto systems on board. Additionally, to refresh their knowledge on analog variable measurements and process control systems, while prepping Officers to perform relevant work under supervision and support in trouble shooting and preventive maintenance.

DURATION:

3 Days

DOCUMENTATION REFERENCE:

1) IMO Model Course 7.08 Electro Technical Officer

2) Simatic S7 Manual

3)Introduction to Automatic Control Systems On Ships. Vlachogginnis, Papachristou, Chamilothoris

4) Automatic Systems. Zoulis, Kafetzakis, Soultis

5) Fundamentals of Electric Circuits. Alexander, Sadiku

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Theory
  • Introduction to digital circuits and design of automated systems
  • Electrical drawings: symbols and correlation between systems
  • Introduction to controllers: PID controllers with configuration and general arrangement of PLCs Sensors (temperature, speed, distance, pressure, acceleration)
  • Governor Speed Control
  • Automatic Voltage Regulator
  • Viscosity Measurement
  • Flow Meter
  • Water Detection
  • Valves
  • Synchronization of electric generators
  • Refrigeration Plant
  • Equipment and measurements
Workshop Practice
  • Measuring AC/DC Voltage, Resistance, Continuity, Current
  • Automated tank filling system and water transfer
  • Temperature control installation
  • Starter, 3 Phase Motor Simple
  • Starter, 3 Phase Motor in Double Action (anti/clockwise)
  • Starter, 3 Phase Motor in Star-Delta Connection
  • Engine RPM measurement
  • Construction and Programming of temperature control system with integrated circuit Arduino
  • Construction and Programming of motor speed control system with integrated circuit Arduino
  • Construction and Programming of light detection system with integrated circuit Arduino
  • Construction and Programming of acceleration measurement system with integrated circuit Arduino
  • Step by step design of an automated system based on specific requirements and implementation with logical gates.

LANGUAGE:

Course delivery in Greek/English while training materials in English.

INSTRUCTOR:

Qualified Instructor

TRAINING METHODOLOGY:

A combination of lecture through Powerpoint presentation, video, practical workshop exercises and written assessment