Module Description

Module: Marine Diesel Engine Plants

Courses:

TitleTypeHrs/WeekPeriod
Marine Diesel Engine PlantsLecture3Summer Semester
Marine Diesel Engine PlantsRecitation Section (large)1Summer Semester

Module Responsibility:

Prof. Christopher Friedrich Wirz

Admission Requirements:

None

Educational Objectives:

Professional Competence

Theoretical Knowledge

Students can

• explain different types four / two-stroke engines and assign types to given engines,

• name definitions and characteristics, as well as

• elaborate on special features of the heavy oil operation, lubrication and cooling.

Capabilities

Students can

• evaluate the interaction of ship, engine and propeller,

• use relationships between gas exchange, flushing, air demand, charge injection and combustion for the design of systems,

• design waste heat recovery, starting systems, controls, automation, foundation and design machinery spaces , and

• apply evaluation methods for excited motor noise and vibration.

Personal Competence

Social Competence

The students are able to communicate and cooperate in a professional environment in the shipbuilding and component supply industry. 

Autonomy

The widespread scope of gained knowledge enables the students to handle situations in their future profession independently and confidently.

ECTS-Credit Points Module:

6 ECTS

Examination:

Oral exam

Workload in Hours:

Independent Study Time: 124, Study Time in Lecture: 56


Course: Marine Diesel Engine Plants

Lecturer:

Christopher Friedrich Wirz

Language:

German

Period:

Summer Semester

Content:

  • Historischer Überblick
  • Bauarten von Vier- und Zweitaktmotoren als Schiffsmotoren
  • Vergleichsprozesse, Definitionen, Kenndaten
  • Zusammenwirken von Schiff, Motor und Propeller
  • Ausgeführte Schiffsdieselmotoren
  • Gaswechsel, Spülverfahren, Luftbedarf
  • Aufladung von Schiffsdieselmotoren
  • Einspritzung und Verbrennung
  • Schwerölbetrieb
  • Schmierung
  • Kühlung
  • Wärmebilanz
  • Abwärmenutzung
  • Anlassen und Umsteuern
  • Regelung, Automatisierung, Überwachung
  • Motorerregte Geräusche und Schwingungen
  • Fundamentierung
  • Gestaltung von Maschinenräumen

Literature:

  • D. Woodyard: Pounder’s Marine Diesel Engines
  • H. Meyer-Peter, F. Bernhardt: Handbuch der Schiffsbetriebstechnik
  • K. Kuiken: Diesel Engines
  • Mollenhauer, Tschöke: Handbuch Dieselmotoren
  • Projektierungsunterlagen der Motorenhersteller
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