Automation and control

The course is designed to prepare marine engineers to understand automation principles of modern vessels. The course will provide both theoretical and practical instructions in safe training environment. The duration of the course will be 3 days.

Main topics of the course:

  • introduction to ships automation and control systems
  • measuring transducers
  • instrumentation (temperature, pressure, flow, level, force, speed, smoke)
  • amplifiers
  • proportional control, integral control, derivative control and PID regulator
  • A/D and D/A converters
  • PLC practical exercise
  • digital computers
  • multiplexors and demultiplexors
  • digital electronic regulators
  • schematics