Engine Room Platform 1 The Engine Vocabulary Vocabulary Platforms Backup Access Drive / rotate Emergency Operate Failure Pressurized air Air Compressors Remove Main Engine The main engine contains pistons, connecting rods and crankshafts which supply power to __________ the propeller. The are usually 2,3 or 4 platforms around the engine which let the engineers __________ different parts of the engine. Platforms Air Compressors / Air Recievers There are usually two starting air compressors for backup in case one air compressor breaksdown. The air compressors pressurize air before __________ it to the air receivers. There are two air receivers in the air start system. The air receivers contain __________. The air is pressurized by the __________ and supplied to the air receivers. Emergency Control Station The main engine is controlled from the bridge or Engine Control Room by telegraph and fuel lever control. These systems of control are called Remote Control Maneuvering Systems. If the remote control maneuvering system fails to operate from both the remote stations, i.e. bridge and ECR. The Emergency Control Station can be used to provide a maneuvering control system. This is designed to operate the main engine if there is an automatic control system __________. It is usually used in an __________. Vacuum Priming Unit This device is designed to ________ the air from the ballast pumps. Check Your Understanding What does the ME do? What do the platforms do? What do the Air Compressors do? What does ECS do? What does the Vacuum Priming Unit do? Exercise Object Describing Sentence Nut A small piece of metal with a hole for fastening a bolt Bearing A tube that fits around another part Valve A structure with many elements for doing some work Bolt A sharply grooved metal rod that can be drilled into a hole to fasten something Tube Sleeve A part of a machine which something revolves around Screw A device for removing dirt Filter A grooved metal rod with a head used with a nut to hold things Machine A device that permits the flow of fluid or gas Answers Object Describing Sentence Nut A small metal piece with a hole for fastening a bolt Bearing A machine part which something revolves around Machine A structure with many elements for doing some work Screw A sharply grooved metal rod that can be driven into a hole to fasten something Tube Sleeve A tube part fitting around another part Filter A device for removing dirt Bolt A grooved metal rod with a head used with a nut to hold something Valve A device that permits the flow of liquid or gas Exercise Vocab Practical Sufficient Machine Rusty Vocab Repairs Knowledge Period Certificate Successful Training Qualified Candidate Competency Bolts Working engineer Exercise 1. __________ ________ at sea is not easy even for the best students. 2. A cadet should have __________ __________ to prepare himself for sea training. 3. Minor __________ __________ can be done on board by engineers. 4. Replace all the __________ __________ with clean ones. 5. __________ ____________ have a combination of practical skills and theoretical knowledge. 6. __________ __________ are required before working on a vessel 7. The __________ ___________ cannot be longer than half a year. Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.