UD11P4102 – Unit 7 – Current Electricity and its Effect
In this course we will cover the following topics as prescribed in IMU Syllabus copy (rev. 4):
2.1 EXPLAIN MAGNETIC EFFECT OF ELECTRIC CURRENT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO STRAIGHT CONDUCTOR, PARALLEL CONDUCTORS, COIL AND SOLENOID.
EXPLAIN electromagnetic induction and state Lenz’s law and its uses on BOARD SHIPS SUCH AS ALTERNATORS. PRINCIPLE, CONSTRUCTION AND BASIC WORKING OF AC AND D.C. GENERATORS AND MOTORS, TRANSFORMERS, AC SUPPLY (AVERAGE AND RMS VALUE OF AC CURRENT), POWER AND POWER FACTOR, UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNITS- KVA, KW, KVAR. (NO DERIVATIONS)
2.2 EXPLAIN SELF / MUTUAL INDUCTANCE, SERIES AND PARALLEL COMBINATIONS OF INDUCTORS.. (NO DERIVATIONS)
2.3 EXPLAIN THE CONCEPT OF CAPACITANCE EXAMPLE BETWEEN TWO PARALLEL PLATES, CYLINDRICAL ETC. SERIES AND PARALLEL COMBINATION, FORMULA FOR ENERGY STORED IN A CAPACITOR. (NO DERIVATIONS)
2.4 STATE THE HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY (INCLUDING HIGH VOLTAGE ) AND THE APPROPRIATE SAFE WORKING PRACTICES. DESCRIBE THE CONDITIONS WHICH INCREASE THE EFFECT OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
2.5 List various types of electric cables and their uses including earthing and bonding. Explain the term “intrinsically safe”.