NAVAL ELECTRICAL PROPULSION

NAVAL ELECTRICAL PROPULSION

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Code
60192
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8738 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (LM-34) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/33
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic problems related to the operation of the electric propulsion on ships, to guide in understanding the technologies and electrical problems due to the complexity of the ship.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic problems related to the operation of the electric propulsion on ships, to guide in understanding the technologies and electrical problems due to the complexity of the ship.

Teaching methods

The course is held with lessons and exercise based on different Matlab toolboxes for an overall amount of 60 hours.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. Electric propulsion systems:  definition, problems and specificity of electric propulsion
  2. Converters and components for power electronics: electronic components. Type of power converters. Working principles and outline their control techniques.
  3. Propulsion drive: type of propulsion engines. Description and issues. Motor start techniques.
  4. Distribution systems: possible system solutions for ships with electric propulsion. Analysis of line diagrams and problems of different design concepts.
  5. Electrochemical storage: definition, characteristics and system sizing based on electrochemical storage. Hybrid solutions : preliminary design
  6. Run electric propulsion systems: central management of electric production, planning aspects of the management of diesel genset.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

1.M. Piattelli, “Propulsione elettrica Navale”, 206

2.Patel, “Shipboard Propulsion, Power Electronics, and Ocean Energy”, 2012

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Prof. Federico Silvestro By appointment arranged through email or phone. tel. 0103532723 email: federico.silvestro@unige.it

Ricevimento: Prof. FABIO D'AGOSTINO By appointment. ph. 010 353 2381, fabio.dagostino@unige.it Via all'Opera Pia, 11a, 16145 - Genova, Italy 

Exam Board

FEDERICO SILVESTRO (President)

FABIO D'AGOSTINO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course is held with lessons and exercise based on different Matlab toolboxes for an overall amount of 60 hours.

EXAMS

Exam description

Written questions, exercise and oral.