2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 1142 - Naval Ship Systems 1

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
Ship design, construction, types and missions. Ship compartmentalization, interior communications, propulsion, auxiliary power, and ship control systems. Elements of ship design for safe operation. Ship stability characteristics. Offered fall term. (prereq: non-NROTC students require consent of department chair)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Comprehend basic engineering concepts and their application to propulsion systems
  • Know the basic operation, key components, and safety considerations of propulsion systems
  • Know the basic principles of electrical power, generation, distribution, and electrical safety
  • Comprehend the factors and criteria for structural integrity in platform design
  • Comprehend basic principles of fluid dynamics
  • Know the purpose of the Navy maintenance programs
  • Demonstrate shipboard damage control

Course Topics
  • Ship design and architecture
  • Steam cycle
  • Electrical systems on board naval vessels
  • Damage control
  • Generators and nuclear power



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