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Marine Electrical Practice - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780750610131, 9781483193724

Marine Electrical Practice

6th Edition

Marine Engineering Series

Author: G. O. Watson
eBook ISBN: 9781483193724
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th September 1990
Page Count: 316
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Marine Engineering Series: Marine Electrical Practice, Sixth Edition focuses on changes in the marine industry, including the application of programmable electronic systems, generators, and motors. The publication first ponders on insulation and temperature ratings of equipment, protection and discrimination, and AC generators. Discussions focus on construction, shaft-drive generators, effect of unbalanced loading, subtransient and transient reactance, protection discrimination, fault current, measurement of ambient air temperature, and basis of machine ratings. The text then examines AC switchgear, automatic voltage regulators, DC generators, and DC switchgear. Topics cover switchgear for parallel-operated generators, protection against short-circuit, field regulators and the effect of tropical temperatures, compound-wound generators, power generators, loading sharing, voltage comparison circuit, and amplifier and condition circuit. The manuscript surveys electric cables, motors, motor control gear, semiconductors, storage batteries, and battery control gear. Concerns include calculations to determine the size of battery required, types of storage batteries, rectifiers, tunnel diodes, maintenance of control gear, overload protection, insulation, sheathing, and flexible cords and cables. The publication is a dependable reference for marine engineers and researchers interested in marine engineering.

Table of Contents

Preface to Sixth Edition

Preface to Fifth Edition

1 Introduction

2 Insulation and Temperature Ratings of Equipment

3 Protection and Discrimination

4 Ac Generators

5 Ac Switchgear

6 Automatic Voltage Regulators

7 Dc Generators

8 Dc Switchgear

9 Distribution

10 Electric Cables

11 Motors

12 Motor Control Gear

13 Semiconductors

14 Storage Batteries and Battery Control Gear

15 Lighting

16 Impressed Current Cathodic Protection

17 Tankers

18 Programmable Electronic Systems

19 Electromagnetic Compatibility

20 Insulation Testing

Appendix A: Graphical Symbols

Appendix B: Regulations and Regulatory Organizations

Appendix C: Units and Conversions



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28th September 1990
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