Course Objective: On completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- identify electronic components and their various applications on board
- demonstrate the use of various test and measuring instruments used in electronics
- trace and analyze electronic circuits
- carry out routine maintenance and troubleshooting on electronic equipment
- investigate a faulty marine electronic equipment logically in order to troubleshoot & in some cases, repair the fault
- communicate with shore-based service personnel with adequate technological knowledge
- learn through sharing of experiences amongst participants
Duration: 3 days
Suggested Target Group: Marine Engineers & Electrical Officers
- Electronic Component Identification.
- Passive & Active Components & AC/DC Circuits
- Testing techniques
- Circuit Symbol, Usage & Applications.
- Probability of going faulty and Fault status.
- Operation of Regulator, stabilizer, safeguarding circuits.
- Harmonic Filter Circuits – Concerns & consequences.
- Linear & Switched Mode Power Supply Circuit – Operation and Troubleshooting.
- Discussion on typical faults and troubleshooting electronic faults in Remote Controller Unit (RCU) or Remote IO Modules (RIOM)
- Associated technique to zoom in to the faulty area (Hardware or Software-wise).
- Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) – Operation, Protections, Precautions & Trouble-shooting techniques.
- Navigational Equipment layout and interconnections on Bridge, Radar Block diagram, Power distribution, routine maintenance & common faults.
- Replacement of Magnetron & Tracing of various Radar Power Supply circuits.
- Introduction to GMDSS plant. Interrelation and power distribution to various integrated equipment.
- Architecture of PLC, IO Field Instrumentation - connection in Programmable Logic Controllers., Proximity Sensors, different types, Configuration of Sinking & Sourcing devices.