Ships' Electrical Systems

Article number: 8119

Ships' electrical systems
Ships electrical systems is the book that tells you all about the electric installations in ships. From basic design via power generation, distribution to all consumers on board also automation, remote control systems, nautical equipment and communication systems are adressed the way of operation of the engineroom as well as the bridge and the consequences for the design are described.
This book is intended for those readers who have little basic knowledge of the electrical installations in ships or only of onshore electrical installations. Onshore electical installations are subdevided in power generation, high voltage distribution, switching, and low voltage distribution. All these subjects are done by separate specialists. In a ship you have to understand the whole system. This book provides some simplified principles of electricity and the specific requirements for ships.
After reading this book you will have a basic knowledge of the principles of electricity and the special application onboard ships.