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Diploma in Marine Electrical

Learn about the principles of electricity and associated marine electrical technologies in this free online course.

Publisher: ADU
Diploma in Marine Electrical is a free online course from Alison that offers learners a comprehensive guide to the fundamental principles of electricity in addition to associated marine electrical technologies. You will learn about the safety measures to prevent shock as well as the working of electrical circuits. By taking this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge of electrical distribution systems and performance tests.
Diploma in Marine Electrical
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
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Diploma in Marine Electrical is a free online course from Alison that provides an in-depth and practical understanding of the principles of electricity, battery maintenance, and electric currents. This course will teach learners about electric distribution systems, performance tests in addition to the maintenance of electrical equipment. This free course covers the fundamental definitions and laws of electricity along with a foundation understanding of magnetic induction. The electron theory, electromotive force (EMF), voltage, and current in electrical circuitry will also be covered in this course. The concept of alternating current, power factor, and electrical circuits are included. The batteries are an essential feature onboard ships and the maintenance of batteries could have a bearing on safety on board. This course contains the description, operation, and layout scheme of electrical machinery that are fitted onboard ships. The operating principles of electrical generators, motors, and shipboard distribution, their insulation properties, and other challenges are included here. This course contains the inspection, safety, and maintenance aspects of electrical machinery onboard a ship. The electrical equipment will have to be kept in good working order and needs continual monitoring, testing, and regular maintenance.

You will be introduced the fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic concepts along with principles in the marine environment. You will learn about the concepts of resistance, the resistivity of a conductor, and the basic inductance concepts. You will also learn about the differences between electrical elements and networks. You will study the factors affecting the capacitance value of a capacitor and the color-coding of capacitors in addition to the properties of the flow of electrons on an atomic level. This course will open learners' minds to the components, types, and working of a battery. You will gain knowledge of battery applications, performance, maintenance in addition to troubleshooting methods of a battery charger. By taking this course you will learn about electrolysis along with the internal resistance and polarity of batteries. You will also gain knowledge of the factors that will increase the risk of electric shock in the marine environment along with the quick aid administered to shock victims. You will study the safety management requirements of systems in addition to the various steps taken in the prevention of electrical shock. You will also be taught the basic laws of electricity involving Kirchoff's laws, Ohm's law, energy, and power. You will learn about series and parallel connections along with the usage of DC voltages in different electrical circuits.

Learners who take this course will gain an understanding of basic concepts of electrical currents and electromagnetism as well as the practical AC generator. You will be taught the reactions of circuits consisting of resistor, inductor, and capacitor. You will learn about the layout of the alternating current and direct current shipboard installation in addition to the ship's navigation light circuit. You will be exposed to the power distribution system on board along with the concept of High and low voltage application. This course will analyze the types and methodology of electrical maintenance in addition to the basic procedures in maintaining D.C. Machine, Alternators, and Induction Motors. You will study the process of Detection of electric malfunction, location of faults, and measures to prevent damage. You will learn about the concept of the methodology of maintenance as well as the maintenance of switchboards. You will study the detection of an electric malfunction, location of faults, and measures to prevent damage along with the maintenance of direct current electrical systems. Lastly, you will gain an understanding of the function, configuration, and performance tests of the electrical equipment along with monitoring systems. This course will be of significant interest to students, researchers, electricains, marine engineers, environmentalists, and anyone with an interest in strategies for preserving the environment. Register for this course today and begin your next learning journey!

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