Course level       basic

Teaching language  Russian, English

Course objective                  Training of marine engineers on operation and maintenance of frequency converters and thyristor converters of ship’s AC and DC electrical motors.

Course content 

  • Typical configuration and main components of ship’s thyristor propulsion plants and drives
  • Operation principle and operation modes of different types thyristor drives
  • Frequency convertors control systems hardware and software
  • Auxiliary systems and protections of thyristor drives. Distortion minimization 
  • Thyristor converters cooling systems and devices. Maintenance specifics
  • Preventive maintenance, fault finding and repair
  • Frequency converters PID-controllers adjustment
  • Programmable frequency converter Danfoss VLT5000. Configuration. Control functions, PID-control. Maintenance specifics
  • Operation analysis and maintenance specifics of passenger vessel with electrical propulsion typical systems, including: IAMCS (Integrated Alarm Monitoring and Control System); SMS (Safety Management System) and PMS (Power Management System)

Entry requirements  All course participants must have marine engineering education and practical shipboard experience

Number of participants    4-6

Course duration  3 working days