MV3018: Marine Control Engineering and Automation syllabus for Marine 2021 regulation (Professional Elective-III)

Marine Control Engineering and Automation detailed syllabus for Marine Engineering (Marine) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the Marine students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Marine Engineering 5th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit Marine 5th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. For Professional Elective-III scheme and its subjects refer to Marine Professional Elective-III syllabus scheme. The detailed syllabus of marine control engineering and automation is as follows.

Course Objectives:

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Unit I

Introduction to control terms, Block diagrams for control systems, open loop and closed feedback control, comparison of closed and open loop, feed forward control. Feed forward modification. ON-OFF control, sequential control, Proportional plus integral plus derivative controls. Use of various control modes, Mathematical Model: Developing Mathematical Models for Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Thermal, Electrical and Electro Mechanical Systems

Unit II

Inputs of step, Ramp, Sinusoid, Pulse and Impulse, Exponential Function etc Error Detector, Controller output elements. Dynamics of a simple servomechanism for Angular Position Control: Torque Proportional to error, Different responses of servomechanism.

Unit III

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Unit IV

Pneumatic and electric transmission – suitability for marine use. Pneumatic and types of controllers hydraulic, electric and electronic controllers for generation of control action Time function controllers. Correcting Units- Diaphragm actuators, Valve positioners, piston actuators, and Electro pneumatic transducers. Electro- hydraulic actuators and Electric actuator control valves.

Unit V

Marine Boiler – Automatic Combustion control, Air – Fuel ratio control, feed water control single, two and three-element type, steam pressure control, fuel oil temperature control, Control in Main Machinery units for temperature of lubricating oil, jacket cooling water, fuel valve cooling water, piston cooling water and scavenge air, fuel oil viscosity control. Bridge control of main machinery, Instruments for UMS classification.

Course Outcomes:

On completion of the course the students will be able to:

  1. Classify basics of Control systems.
  2. Create Graphical representation of signals.
  3. Choose Electrical, Electronics, Pneumatic and Hydraulic control systems.
  4. Understand Pneumatic and electric transmission
  5. Design control systems for on board ships.

Text Books:

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Reference Books:

  1. L.F. Adams, “Engineering Instrumentation and Control”, 1st Edition, English Language Book Society (ELBS), Hodder, Stoughton, Great Britain, 1984.
  2. Peter Harriott, “Process Control”, 26th reprint, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., 2005
  3. Bhattacharya, S.K.,”Control Sytem Engineering”,2nd Ed. ,Pearson, 2012
  4. Sinclair, “Sensors and Transdusers”, 3rd Ed. Elsevier, Reprint 2011 (Yesdee Publishing)
  5. Smith.S.G, “Application Of Automatic Machinery And Alarm Equipment In Ships”, Marine Engineering Practice, Vol 1, Part 06, I Mar EST, London, 2002

For detailed syllabus of all the other subjects of Marine Engineering 5th Sem, visit Marine 5th Sem subject syllabuses for 2021 regulation.

For all Marine Engineering results, visit Anna University Marine all semester results direct link.

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