Marine Engineering Short Courses

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The Regional Maritime University – RMU, a world class center of excellence for maritime education and training is pleased to invite prospective applicants to enroll into its newly introduced short courses of the Marine Engineering Department, RMU.

MAXSURF I (Basic)

What is the program about?

The Maxsurf I (Basic) is designed to introduce new users to features of Maxsurf modeler as well as train users in the design of ships. This course will cover user interface, opening of a file, adding and viewing surfaces, manipulating surfaces, sitting up of frame of reference, adding of sections, buttons and waterlines, calculating areas, trimming, sitting of waterlines, decks, frames, calculating hydrostatics and modeling of a ship and many others.

 

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the course the participants will be able:

  • To explore the concept of surface modeling as opposed to solid modeling
  • To differentiate between the types of surface modeling
  • To use surface modeling in 3D and discover the methods employed within the Maxsurf software environment.
  • To carry out simple exercises in the design of various ship types using the knowledge acquired.

WHAT IS COVERED

The course covers the following modules:

  • Module 1-     DEFINITIONS & DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SURFACE MODELING & SOLID MODELING
  • Module 2-     INTRODUCTION TO MAXSURF/ USER INTERFACE
  • Module 3 –    MODELER SETTING
  • Module 4-     SURFACE FITTING
  • Module 5-     WORKING WITH STRINGERS etc.

WHO IS IT FOR?

This course is ideal for students studying Marine Engineering, Nautical Science or Naval architecture. It is also serves as the starting point for persons who wish to develop careers in ship design.

DURATION

The course covers a duration of five (5) Days excluding national holidays. The class will begin with a minimum of five people exhausting 4 hours per day.

COURSE FEE

The course fee for the duration is $350 or GHS equivalent which covers course materials, tuition, student registration, assessments and examinations, practical’s, etc.  

MAXSURF II (INTERMEDIATE)

What is the program about?

The Maxsurf II is designed to equip trainees with the skills for carrying out hull stiffening and reinforcements. Applicants of this program will be able to analyze ship stability and estimate resistance and seakeeping characteristics.

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the course the participants will be able:

  • To carry out a quick review of Maxsurf I
  • Will be equipped to add structures to a model
  • Capable of carrying out stability analysis for a ship
  • To learn how to estimate resistance and powering requirements

 

WHAT IS COVERED

The course covers the following modules:

  • Module 1-     STABILITY & EQUILIBRIUM ANALYSIS
  • Module 2-     RESITANCE & POWERING
  • Module 3 –    MOTION ANALYSIS
  • Module 4-     MATERIALS AND SECTION LIBRARIES etc.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Persons who have successfully completed training in Maxsurf I.

 

DURATION

The course covers a duration of five (5) Days excluding national holidays. The class will begin with a minimum of five people exhausting 4 hours per day.

COURSE FEE

The course fee for the duration is $350 or GHS equivalent which covers course materials, tuition, student registration, assessments and examinations, practical, etc.  

SHIP DESIGN

What is the program about?

The Ship design and maintenance introduces candidates to the basic techniques and tools required to enable proficiency in design. This includes: Methods of designing; Preliminary design; Estimation of dimensions, weights and volumes; Cost estimation project.

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the course the participants will be able:

  • To design a ship from beginning to final stage.
  • To carry out a preliminary design project based on the selection of a marine vehicle of choice

WHAT IS COVERED

The course covers the following modules:

  • Module 1-     DESIGN PHASES
  • Module 2-     DIFFERENT METHODS FOR SELECTING DISPLACEMENT
  • Module 3 –    EMPIRICAL FORMULAS FOR LENGTH ESTIMATION
  • Module 4-     MACHINERY INSTALLATION WEIGHT CALCULATION
  • Module 5-     TYPES OF COST ESTIMATES etc.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Practicing naval architects, marine engineers, shipyard workers, ship designers and students who wish to develop their careers further in ship design and production.

COURSE FEE

The course fee for the duration is $350 or GHS equivalent which covers course materials, tuition, student registration, assessments and examinations, practical, etc.  

DURATION

The course covers a duration of five (5) Days excluding national holidays. The class will begin with a minimum of five people exhausting 4 hours per day.

 

PIPING & INSTRUMENTATION DIAGRAMS

What is the program about?

P&ID introduces candidates to the techniques to understand or identify symbols and function labels commonly found on P&IDS. This program will describe system and components as related to P&ID. Candidates of this program will be able to trace process stream flow and control loop functions between several P&IDs.

BENEFITS TO YOU

At the end of the course the participants will be able:

  • To locate process equipment.
  • To trace process stream flow to and from plant’s battery limits.
  • To describe instrumentation and controls for a process.
  • Explain how the complete process in an area works in terms of equipment, piping, and instrumentation and controls

WHAT IS COVERED

The course covers the following modules:

  • Module 1-     INTRODUCTION TO READING A P & ID
  • Module 2-     P & ID STRUCTURE AND TYPICAL INFORMATION
  • Module 3 –    VALVES IN CONTROL LOOPS AND PRIMARY FLOW ELEMENTS AS PARTS OF A P & ID.
  • Module 4-     HOW TO TRACE A PROCESS FLOW ON A P & ID
  • Module 5-     DEMONSTRATION EXERCISE READING A P & ID and many more.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Seafarers, Technicians, Mechanical engineers, Electrical engineers, Plant Operators, all engineering Students, and others who want to review or learn how to read Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P & IDs). Workers in the process and power plant industries are eligible to apply.

 

COURSE FEE

The course fee for the duration is $60 or GHS equivalent which covers course materials, tuition, student registration, assessments and examinations, practical, etc.  

DURATION

The course covers a duration of five (5) Days excluding national holidays. The class will begin with a minimum of five people exhausting 4 hours per day.

VENUE FOR THE TRAINING OF ALL PROGRAMS

Lectures for all the short courses will be held on the campus of the Regional Maritime University.

FACULTY

The Programme is facilitated by experienced Instructors of the Marine Engineering Department, RMU.

COURSE DELIVERY STRUCTURE

The mode of course delivery will be on a full-time basis. Training would be held from 9 am-1 pm, and vary according to times for assessment, examinations and practical as stipulated in the course time-table.

FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES CONTACT:  

Tel: +233(0)302719390 |+233(0)246489836| +233(0)205003366

Email: registrar@rmu.edu.gh, marketing@rmu.edu.gh, isaac.animah@rmu.edu.gh

NOTE: RMU Students are entitled to a rebate of 50% for all the programmes.

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