The popularity of 3 phase induction motors on board ships is because of their simple, robust construction, and high-reliability factor in the sea environment. A 3 phase induction motor can be used for different applications with various speed and load requirements.
Nowadays marine engineers are required to know all important electrical systems of the ship and problems related to them. Learn about ten such important electrical jobs which engineers on board ship must know.
For measuring several electrical parameters to analyze and keep machineries in proper running condition, a permanent magnet moving coil (PMMC) instrument is used onboard.
Find out what spark erosion is and how it can damage the main propulsion plant of the ship.
Marine Insight is launching a new FREE ebook – A Guide to Electro-Technology – Part 1 for electrical officers and marine engineers. The ebook answers some of the most commonly asked questions asked by shipping professionals.
All the machinery onboard ship is a combination of mechanical and electrical systems. The modern day shipping is more reliable on automations and electronics whose knowledge and maintenance can only be handled by an engineer expert in the electrical field.