Marine High Voltage Technology

Marine High Voltage Technology

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With reference to the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments, this book writtten in 10 Chapters, caters to the knowledge requirements for Marine Engineers and Electro Technical Officers as follows:

At the Operational Level:

  • The hazards associated with high voltage systems;
  • The functional, operational and safety requirements for a marine high voltage system;
  • Basic arrangement of high voltage systems and their protective devices;
  • Safety procedures related to high voltage systems; and
  • Immediate actions to be taken under fault conditions.

At the Management Level:

  • The functional, operational and safety requirements for a marine high voltage system;
  • Assignment of suitably qualified personnel to carry-out maintenance and repair of high voltage switchgear of various types;
  • Taking remedial action necessary during faults in a high voltage system;
  • Producing a switching strategy for isolating components of a high voltage system;
  • Selecting suitable apparatus for isolation and testing of high voltage equipment;
  • Carrying out a switching and isolation procedure on a marine high voltage system, complete with safety documentation; and
  • Performing Insulation Resistance (IR) and Polarization Index (PI) tests on high voltage equipment.

The Chapters are as follows:

1   Marine High Voltage Regulations

2   High Voltage Hazards and Protective Equipment

3   High Voltage Safe Working Procedures

4   High Voltage Generation and Distribution

5   High Voltage Switchgear

6   High Voltage Protection Systems

7   Alternate Marine Power (Cold Ironing

8   High Voltage Electrical Propulsion Systems

9    High Voltage Cables and Insulation Testing

10  Questions and Answers


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