Marine Technology (MRT)

MRT 120 - Introduction to Ship Systems

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Introduces basic aspects of shipboard work, including: shipboard jobs, shipboard safety, ship classes, knot typing, ships nomenclatures, compartmentation, basic applied math skills, basic hand tools and working in confined spaces.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Associate of Applied Science in Maritime Technologies Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Electrical Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Mechanical Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Technologies Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Welding

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MRT 130 - Marine Maintenance Mechnaics

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Introduces the various subjects comprising the study of mechanics to meet the unique requirements of marine practice. Includes basic nomenclature, construction and function of hulls, motive power principles, propellers, steering systems, controls, electrical equipment, instruments, and accessories.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Diesel Marine Technician Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

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MRT 137 - Basic Marine Electrical Circuits

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to small boat operations. Includes fundamentals of generators, alternators and their regulators, storage batteries, lighting systems instruments, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, trouble shooting, and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Diesel Marine Technician Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

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MRT 140 - Introduction to Hydraulics and Hydraulics Systems

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on the fundamentals of basic symbols and diagrams of fluid power circuits. Includes control circuits from single motion to multiple interlocks, selection and use of common hydraulic components, operation and maintenance of shipboard pumps to include fuel transfer, raw water, fresh water, deck power, bilge and ballast, and sanitary electrical control of hydraulic circuits by switches, relays and solenoids.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology Required course for Career Studies Certificates in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology

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MRT 157 - Small Outboard Engine Servcie

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of small outboard motors. Includes modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology

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MRT 158 - Inboard Engine Service

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on maintenance, repair and overhaul of modern gasoline inboard engines, drive components and stern drives. Stresses water diagnosis and test procedures.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

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MRT 159 - Large Outboard Engine Service

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of larger outboard motors. Includes conventional D.C. battery charging systems and alternator theory, operation and maintenance, conventional and capacitive discharge ignition system, hydraulic system, modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

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MRT 160 - Marine Electrical for Maritime Vessels

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to maritime vessel electrical systems. Includes fundamentals of AC power plants, electrical and lighting circuits, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, troubleshooting, and repair.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Maritime Tech nologies Elective course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Electrical Elective course for Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Technologies

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MRT 165 - Stern Drive Transmission Service

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Teaches the fundamentals of stern drive marine propulsion units versus conventional shaft and propeller configurations. Stresses differences in shafting, bearings, lubrication, and steering. Includes proper methods of operation and maintenance; also minor and major repair operations to include complete disassembly, inspection and trouble-shooting and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

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MRT 210 - Marine Electronics for Maritime Vessels

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on theory of operation, service and repair of marine electronic systems. Includes control systems, navigation, RADAR, GPS, HF, VHF, satellite communications, lightning and corrosion protection systems.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Electrical Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Maritime Technologies Elective course for Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Technologies

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MRT 297 - Cooperative Education

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Associate of Applied Science in Maritime Technologies Elective course for Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Technologies

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