In the shipping industry of the 21st century, almost every piece of equipment is either controlled by or fed with electrical power. This book caters to the structured syllabi for Marine Engineering pre-sea students, Marine Engineers of all competency levels and Electrical Offi cers of the Merchant Navy.
Comprising of 26 chapters, it explains not only the fundamentals but also the constructional features, operating principles, maintenance procedures and rules that govern the operation of all important electrical systems on board a commercial ship. Current extracts from SOLAS Regulations, IACS Guidelines, Lloyd's Register, Det Norske Veritas and American Bureau of Shipping Rules, have been included with permission. Many world-class organisations and manufacturers have extended their
invaluable support and enriched the content too.
The Teaching Guide at the beginning of this book suggests a standard teaching methodology. The question bank, with a total of over 1000 questions, covers all topics that have been explained. This edition also contains more than 500 relevant figures, including photographs that have been contributed by leading equipment manufacturers across the world.