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Postgraduate | TAS-JEE523 | 2024

Design of Marine Machinery Systems

Course information for 2024 intake

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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Design of Marine Machinery Systems

About this subject

  • On completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the design features and practical constraints of marine machinery systems and components.

    2. Analyse fluid and air flows in duct and pipe systems to determine appropriate pump/fan and cooler duties.

    3. Critically select and specify the appropriate equipment for marine power plant with due regard to reliability and maintainability.

    4. Design ship’s machinery, piping, and systems, with due consideration to classification and statutory regulations.

    5. Apply considerations of occupational health and safety and environmental protection issues to the design of marine machinery systems. 

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-BAM-MAS-2024 - Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management
  • TAS-MMG-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management