IE304114 - Ship Electrical Systems


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100

Course content

Electrical propulsion and diesel electrical propulsion.
Distribution systems and voltage levels.
Load balancing and short-circuiting calculation.
Equipment and instrumentation for synchronization and load distribution.
Rotational speed statics and voltage statics.
Main switch board with instruments.
Emergency power supply.
Shore connection.
Asynchronous motors with starting equipment.
Frequency converters.
Electromagnetic noise.

Learning outcome

Learning outcomes - Knowledge:
Know the regulations and requirements in installation, operation and maintenance of electrical installations in ships and vessels. Know the directions for documentation of electrical installations in ships. Know design and mode of operation of electrical machinery and equipment onboard ships.

Learning outcomes - Skills:
The candidate shall be able to
– projecting the installation of electrical equipment in ships
- make measurements and troubleshooting on ships electrical system,
- produce electrical documentation with reports and measurement protocols.

Learning outcomes - Competence:
The candidate can
- perform and document tests on ships electrical equipment and communicate knowledge orally and in writing,
- independently obtain and use data sheet and support literature in their own work.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, laboratory work, exercises, field trips.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Re-sit examination will be carried out as oral examination.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering - Power Electronics (006EK)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Marine Technology
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of ICT and Natural Sciences



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 2020-12-10 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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