MARR - Marine Engr Technology (MARR)

MARR 101 Marine Engineering Fundamentals

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

A study of basic marine engineering systems, with emphasis on propulsion plants; propulsion plant machinery, watch standing organization and duties, shipboard safety practices and equipment.

MARR 102 Engine Room Resource Management and Dynamics

Credit 1. 0 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Marine engineering watch standing and operations, safety and security, effective resource management and control of engine room equipment, leadership and managerial skills.

MARR 200 Basic Operations

Credits 6. 6 Lecture Hours.

Practical application of student's classroom studies while at sea on training ship during sea-training period. Student required to complete several projects relating to engineering plant of ship.
Prerequisite: MART 103.

MARR 207 Electrical Power I

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Application of circuit analysis principles to DC and AC circuits having sources and passive inductors, resistors, and capacitors; shipboard electrical instrumentation; power and voltage/current phase relationships in AC circuits; balanced three-phase AC power circuits, shipboard cable sizing. Prerequisities: MATH 151, PHYS 208.

MARR 211 Steam Propulsion Plants

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Fossil fuel steam generators, shipboard propulsion turbines and condensers, reduction gears, line shafting, internal fittings and fluid flow paths, automatic controls, marine regulatory requirements for safety device settings, system tests and inspections, boiler water/fee water test and treatment, turbine/reduction gear lubrication, compute aided heat balances, parametric analysis of plant performance.
Prerequisite: MARE 202.

MARR 300 Intermediate Operations

Credits 6. 6 Lecture Hours.

Training program for second sea-training period. Sea project required of each student under supervision of officer-instructors. Lifeboat and safety training.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 306 Electrical Power II

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Electrical power generation and distribution; AC and DC rotating machinery; transformers; controllers and safety devices; shipboard operation, maintenance, and repair procedures and practices; static converters AC/DC and DC/AC used in shipboard electric propulsion plants.
Prerequisites: MARR 207. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 307 Marine Electronics

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Theory of electronic circuits; fundamentals and basic concepts of semiconductors, solid-state components, power supplies, amplifiers, inverters, rectifiers, oscillators, and digital and analog integrated circuits; application in shipboard automation, motor controllers, battery charging systems, communications, and marine propulsion plant monitoring systems.
Prerequisites: MARR 207. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 312 Marine Diesel Engines

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Comprehensive study of shipboard diesel engines; thermodynamics of air standard cycles; actual compression ignition engine cycles; emissions and emission controls; fuel injection and turbocharginig systems; shipboard engine material properties, operational parameters including forces and temperatures resulting from combustion and inertial dynamics; laboratory includes computer-aided parametric analysis of engine performance and use of a low-speed marine diesel propulsion plant simulator.
Prerequisites: MARE 305, 313. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 400 Advanced Operations

Credits 6. 6 Lecture Hours.

Training program for third sea-training period. At the end of this period each student will have achieved the knowledge and will have demonstrated the ability to take complete charge of a modern marine power plant while underway at sea.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 401 Marine Auxiliary Systems

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Study of the principal shipboard auxiliary systems, including: auxiliary fired-boilers, sea water service, ballast, freshwater service, lubricating oil, fuel oil storage and transfer, distilling, and steering systems. Major components, operation and maintenance, and interrelationship with other auxiliary systems are covered. Additional topics include steam turbine, gas turbine, and diesel-driven electric power generators and support systems, as well as propulsion train power take-off type electric power generation systems.
Prerequisites: MARE 305, 313, Junior or senior classiication or approval of instructor.

MARR 402 Shipboard Automation and Control

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Study of automation in marine power plants, including electronic and pneumatic proportional, integral, and derivative control elements; applications in boiler combustion and water level control, engine speed control, and remote sensing and performance monitoring systems on seagoing vessels. Prerequisities: MARR 307. 311, 3012. Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

MARR 451 Senior Capstone Project I

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Design, modeling, testing and validation processes; design of equipment, components, or systems for seagoing vessels; use of design manuals, material/equipment specifications and industry regulations applicable to marine engineering technology.
Prerequisites: MARE 206, 242, 309, 313; MARR 306, 311, 312; PHYS 208. Senior classification. -

MARR 452 Senior Capstone Project II

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Continuation of MARR 451; implementation of ship-related project initiated and developed therein, which may include development of theoretical, computational or experimental models and /or formulation, construction, and fabrication work; refining, experimenting, and tesing of models considering alternatives; analyzing results and preparing and submitting design documents including a project report.
Prerequisite: MARR 451.