Centralized and Automatic Controls in Ships - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483213552, 9781483226989

Centralized and Automatic Controls in Ships

1st Edition

Editors: A. J. S. Bennett
Authors: D Gray
eBook ISBN: 9781483226989
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 254
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Centralized and Automatic Controls in Ships provide a non-mathematical basic introduction to the subject of control engineering applied in the marine field. This book is composed of 20 chapters that cover the basic principles of the equipment in ships. The opening chapters deal with ship components, construction, and commissioning routine for certain automated plant. The next chapters consider the basic principles of automatic control and controllers. These topics are followed by discussions on logic units and data processing equipment, other control elements, steam turbines, and diesel engines. Other chapters illustrate the application of control techniques to the major areas of the ship’s machinery. The final chapters examine ship and ship’s control system commissioning and maintenance.
This book is an invaluable source for marine engineers and marine engineering students.

Table of Contents


Editor's Preface

1 Introduction

2 Ship Construction

3 Main Machinery

4 Central Control Room

5 The Monitoring System

6 The Display System

7 Actuators

8 Non-Automatic Control Elements

9 The Principles of Automatic Control

10 The Basic Principles of Automatic Controllers

11 Logic Circuits

12 Final Control Elements

13 Applications of Control Engineering

14 Steam-Raising Plant

15 Steam Turbines

16 Diesel Engines

17 Generation and Distribution of Electric Power

18 Pumping of Liquid Cargoes

19 Refrigeration

20 Commissioning and Maintenance

Glossary of Terms Used in Automatic Control




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A. J. S. Bennett

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D Gray

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