Demonstrate and conduct practice on the use of various types of cordage, fibre and wire ropes used on ships.
Demonstrate and conduct practice on various types of whippings
Demonstrate and conduct practice on types of splices on fibre and wire ropes
Demonstrate the use of bulldog grips and bottles screws/turnbuckles in joining wires.
Explain the care and maintenance of fibre and wire ropes including uncoiling, coiling, stowing etc.
Demonstrate ability in rope climbing
Various splices on wire ropes.
Throwing a heaving line.
Worming, parceling and serving of hawsers.
Heaving a lead line and calling out the soundings
Precautions when using stages
Rigging of bosun’s chair and staging
Use of safety belt and safety harness
Greasing of wire ropes
Seizing – flat, round, racking and parbuckling
Measuring soundings and ullages of tanks.
Measuring freeboards and drafts
De-scaling and de-rusting of a metal surface, preparation for painting.
Types of paints, painting procedures and defects
Cleaning and polishing of copper and brass items on board ship.
Boathandling – coming alongside, casting off, orders to boat crew, steering a boat under oars.
Donning an SCBA and Smoke Helmet apparatus. Checks to be carried out.
Boat and fire drills. Understand the shipboard alarms for fire, emergency and abandon ship.
Flaking out, coiling and stowage of fibre ropes.
Flaking out, coiling, stowage and cutting of wire ropes
Charging of various types of fire extinguishers
Books recommended for reference:
SOLAS Consolidated edition
C.H. Wright Survival At Sea
Capt. J.M.N. Dinger Life Boat and Life Raft
Danton Theory and practice of seamanship
Nicholls Seamanship and Nautical knowledge
Kemp and Young Seamanship notes
UNIT I: COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS
Historical development of computers an as evolution. Classification of computers on different norms such as generations, technology, etc., Different functional part of a computer and their functions. Computer peripherals: Monitor, Printer, Key board, Floppy disk drive, Floppy Hard disk, and Mouse. Computer arithmetic: Binary, Octal, Decimal & Hexadecimal number systems and mutual conversion: Addition, 1’s & 2’s complementation in binary only. Units of memory measurement: Bits, Bytes, KB, MB, GB, TB. Unit of run-time measurement: Sec, ms, us, ns, ps, fs, as. Different computer environments : Batch processing time sharing, Interactive & Network their functional details and difference. Computer connectivity: LAN, MAN, WAN, Internet. Internet activity in India and various facilities available on Internet, Satellite based communication.
UNIT II: DOS / WINDOWS 95 / WINDOWS 98
Role and function of D’S. MS-DOS- (DISKETTE OPERATING SYSTEM) What is Ms-Dos, DOS Internal, External commands. Wild cards/pipes/redirections. Graphic user interphase. Windows 95/98, Features of WINDOWS 95/98, Control panel and display properties, Mouse, Icons and selection. Accessories, DOS prompt and My briefcase, Desktop, Settings control panel, Explorer, Find utility, Overview of Networking options.
UNIT III : MS-OFFICE
Introduction to OFFICE concept. Role of MS-OFFICE in Office productivity.
MS Word ( Word Processor)
Starting MS-WORD. Creating of documents. Menus and functions. Mouse operations / keyboard operations. Designing Document. Typing text. Formatting features. Block operations. Tool bars. Saving and Printing. Creating a document / template, Creating Tables, Insert columns / rows. Formatting text ( Fonts / justification). Inserting and aligning pictures. Inserting spreads sheets / graphs. Saving and Printing. Creating documents based on template. Mail merge. Concept of mail merge. Creating data source. Creating document, Merging and printing of mails.
MS Excel ( Spread Sheet )
Introduction to Excel, Navigating selecting cells. Entering and editing numbers / text / formulae / date / formatting rows / columns. Excel standard, format, drawing tool bars, series fill copying / pasting values / formulae. Insert / delete rows / columns. Renaming worksheets, Copying data between worksheets. Auto fit selection. Creating a chart, Saving / opening / closing a file.
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ABS ( ) ROMAN ( ) UPPER ( ) LOWER ( ) CELL ( ) TODAY ( ) NOW ( )
UNIT IV : ACCESS
A. MS ACCESS (Data Base)
Data, Data base, Data forms, Data sort, Filters, Valid / invalid redundant criteria.
B. MS POWER POINT
Role of presentation. Working with power point, Parts of power point windows, Power point standard / formatting / drawing / drawing + / auto shapes tool bars. Text formatting, Insert clipart / picture. Manipulation of clipart / picture inserting new slide, Creating and manipulating animations, Organisation chart. Table, Design template, Master slide, Colour box, Saving the presentation. Auto content wizard template.
UNIT V : INTERNET
Internet. Getting connected, Introduction to network, Important features of internet, Introduction to protocols, Setting up internet connection. Configuring TCP / IP connection. Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, Logging in to internet service provider, Concept of E-mails, creating accounts sending / receiving / replaying the e-mails attachments surfing and download of data.
Usage of Bullets and Numbering
Header and Footer
Usage of Spell check and Grammar
Find and Replace
Symbol, picture insertion and Alignment
Text and document formatting
MS – EXCEL
Functions – Date, Mathematical & trigonometry. Text Logical and Statistical
Auto content wizard
Selecting and editing text
Creating and Saving presentation and slide
Working with text
Printing and Running slide shows
Turbo C reference manual
Programming in C : Kris A Jamsa : Galgotia Publications Pvt Ltd
Mastering Turbo C : Kelly / Bootle : BPB
Turbo C Programming Techniques : Steven A : BPB
Computer Virus - Prevention, Detection & Removal Kaput R : BPB
Introduction To Computer Science Vol I & II : Jain S.BPB
Introduction Computers I ,II & III : Mehta S.:BPB
ALLIED – III-II
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE - III
UNIT I : METEOROLOGY & OCEANOGRAPHY
Air Masses and Fronts:
Air masses : Basic concepts; Factors governing development & properties; Classification; Convergence & Divergence.
Fronts : Types: Associated weather, Frontal Depressions – Origin, life and
movement; Forecasting Techniques, Non – Frontal Depressions.
Tropical Revolving Storms : Characteristic areas & Nomenclature: Origin,
Structure & movements; associated weather, Forecasting Techniques – past & present;
Cyclone Tracking & warning bulletins for merchant ships under International
conventions; Practical rules of navigation for manoeurving in the vicinity of a T.R.S.
Meteorological Analysis & Weather Forecasting; Sources of Meteorological data;
principles of weather analysis; Weather forecasting; Principles & Practices; Macro,
Meso & Micro level forecasting.
Meteorological & Reporting Systems; Voluntary observing fleet under I.M.D. type & nature of information collected; Ships Weather Code; weather reporting from ships and its significance in weather forecasting. International system of weather reporting.
Voyage planning & Weather Routing of ships; Basic considerations in Voyage
Planning; selection and use of data. Weather Routing; Basic parameters; least time
track and ship’s performance curves.
UNIT 5 : ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Environmental Pollution; Basic causes; Common pollutants.
Pollution by micro-organisms in ballast water; measures for prevention
Atmospheric pollution by marine transportation
Amendments against marine pollution
Liability against marine pollution
Facsimile weather charts; interpretation of information contained therein.
Exercise on the selection ocean rules on the basis of prognostic surface weather charts.
Application of rules of Navigation when near or facing tropical storms – few exercises.
Books for Reference :
TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHERS
1. Weather Analysis & Forecasting Vol.I S.Peterson M/C.Graw Hill
2. Weather Analysis & Forecasting Vol.II S.Peterson M/C.Graw Hill
3. Tropical Meteorology H.Reehi M/C.Graw Hill
4. Marine Meteorology Capt.H. Vijaya
5. Meteorology for Mariners Hmso Hmso
6. Mariner Observer's Handbook Hmso Hmso
7. Atmosphere,Weather & Climate R.G.Barry. Methuen.
R. J Chorley London
8. Ship's Code I.M.D 1982
9. General Meteorology H.R.Byers M/C.Graw Hill
10. Atlantic hurricanes Gord E.Dunn Lousisiana University
11. An introduction to J.R.Holten M/C.Graw Hill
12. Atmospheric Science an P.E.Hobbs M/C.Graw Hill
Introduction Survey J.M.Wallace & I.M.D
13. Forecasting Manuals
14. Marpol 73/78 with all I.M.O. I.M.O
15. Regulations for the I.M.O. I.M.O
prevention of Pollution
16. Regulations for control of I.M.O. I.M.O
pollution by Noxious
substances in bulk
17. Shipboard oil pollution I.M.O. I..M.O
SEMESTER - IV
CORE – III
MARINE ENGINEERING AND CONTROL SYSTEM – I
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE
UNIT – I
Strength of materials – Stress, Strain, Elasticity & Hook’s law. Tensile, Compressive & Shear forces.
Failure of materials under tension, compression, shear & fatigue. Examples related to Marine Engineering.
Cantilever & simply supported beams. Shear forces & Bending Moments, calculation of stresses & B.M. Diagrams for the same & other systems of the ship.
Mechanical properties of common engineering materials. Hardness, ductility, malleability, melting points etc
UNIT – II
Fluid Mechanics – flow of liquids & gases. Laminar & turbulent flow. Resistance to flow. Viscosity – Definition & meaning.
Bernoulli’s Theory – Simple treatment. Loss of energy due to bends, friction, valves etc.
Thermodynamics – Properties of steam. Boiling point & effect of pressure on it. Saturated, Dry & superheated steam. Dryness fraction. Meaning of Sensible heat & Latent heat.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE
UNIT – III
Electrostatics, Electro-magnetism & Electricity. Electric current, Voltage, EMF, Ohm’s Law.
Direct current ( D.C ) & Alternating current ( A.C ). Simple electrical circuits. Kirchoff’s Law, simple calculations & Wheatstone bridge.
Electrical Power Generation plants – Its supporting systems & importance. Power distribution system.
MARINE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
UNIT – IV
ENGINE ROOM AND MAIN PROPULSION SYSTEM
General introduction & scope. Classification of ships as per propulsion
General lay out of Ship’s Engine Rooms & Machinery.
Main Engine plants & supporting systems.
Introduction about Ship’s Auxillary Systems.
Bilge, Ballast, Fire Main, Cargo & Other pipelines of different types of ships.
Brief description of drawing papers, pencils. Instruments and their use. Types of lines and dimensioning Loci of point, Orthographic projection, projection of points, straight lines, planes. Solids Isometric Projection. Concept of Form and shape, plan Elevation and End views of object. Contours, change of sections, hidden ( Internal ) construction, dotted lines etc. Discussion on ship’s plans. Isometric views, cut/cross section. Simple assembly drawings. Engineering drawing by free and sketching.
Carpentry workshop: Various types of tools and their uses e.g., nails, wood screws, screwdrivers, hammers ( including claw, ball-pane, sledge, mallet), crowbars, saws, chisels, wood files, drills, vice, clamps, jack-planes, etc. Repairs to fiberglass surfaces such as boats, etc. Uses of various adhesives in joining of materials.
Plumbing workshop: Proper use of tools – spanners, wrenches, hacksaws, files, etc. The use of T-joints, bends and couplings in pipelines. Dismantling and joining various types o pipelines. Repair of water taps. Types of pipes, pipelines, their sizes, joints, cutting of simple gaskets/packing for pipe flanges, treatment leaks, use of various sealants for stopping small leaks in pipelines, pipe clamps, cutting of threads in pipelines, clearing of choked water pipelines.
Machine workshop: Familiarisation with, and proper use of, various tools e.g., open spanners, ring spanners, socket spanners, ratchet spanners, torsion spanners. Allen keys, screw drivers, files, hammers, chisels, punches, reamers, vice, taps and dies, etc. Special practice to be given on use of a sledgehammer. Types of nuts and bolts, studs: methods of freeing rusted nuts and bolts; proper use of the grinding machine, drilling machine (portable and mounted ); use of coolants such as water, oil, etc., during drilling. Use of measuring devices – feeler gauges, calipers, screw gauge, etc. Overhauling of gate valves, butterfly valves and hydrants. The importance of lubricating oil and grease in reducing friction in machines.
Electrical workshop: Precautions when using electrical appliances; fuses and circuit breakers and their uses; danger of loose or improper connections; use of insulated hand tools, insulation tape, insulated footwear; danger of wet surfaces; proper connections ( line, neuter and earth ) in various joints. Types and specifications of electrical wire when making indents for purchase. Theory & practical of soldering.
Hotwork workshop: Basic theory and practical experience of gas cutting, gas welding and electric arc welding. Gas heating to free rusted nuts and bolts. The proper precautions to be taken during each of these processes.
BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR REFERENCE :
1. Engineering Drawing Bhat
2. Engineering Knowledge for Deck Officers Reed
3. General Engineering Knowledge Vol 8 Reed
4. Mechanical Engineering Science Hannah & Hiller
5. Marine Auxiliary Machinery Souchette & Smith
Navigation – II