Marine Control, Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408013130, 9781483101972

Marine Control, Practice

1st Edition

Authors: D.A. Taylor
eBook ISBN: 9781483101972
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th March 1987
Page Count: 432
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Description

Marine Engineering Series: Marine Control Practice deals with the instrumentation and its associated control systems that are found onboard ships. The book covers topics such as the measuring instruments and control signals for different parameters; system analysis; process and kinetic control systems; and commercially available equipment. Also covered in the book are correcting units such as actuators and valves; the control systems for boilers, turbines, auxiliary equipment; and control involving computers. The text is recommended for those who need to complete the Certificates of Competency for Marine Engineers, including Extra First Class. The book will also be beneficial to offshore engineers.

Table of Contents


Contents

1 Introduction

2 Measurement and Control

3 Measuring Instruments

4 Control Signals

5 System Analysis

6 Process and Kinetic Control

7 Commercially Available Equipment

8 Correcting Units

9 Control Systems

10 Computer Control

Appendix: Glossary of Terms

Index

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483101972

About the Author

D.A. Taylor

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