MV3305 Syllabus - Seamanship, Elementary Navigation And Survival At Sea - 2021 Regulation Anna University

MV3305 Syllabus - Seamanship, Elementary Navigation And Survival At Sea - 2021 Regulation Anna University

MV3305

SEAMANSHIP, ELEMENTARY NAVIGATION AND SURVIVAL AT SEA

 LTPC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To impart working knowledge on Deck equipment and ship department.
• Understand working of navigational system and equipment used.
• Practice on various knots.
• To impart on LSA knowledge on life saving appliances.
• To practice survival techniques at sea.

UNIT I

SEAMAN & THEIR DUTIES

9

Ship’s Department, General ship knowledge ad nautical terms like poop-deck forecastle, bridge etc. deck equipment: winces, windlass, derricks cranes, gypsy, capstan, hatches and function. navigation lights and signals: port and starboard, forward and aft mast lights, colors and location. look out, precautions and bad weather, flags used on ships, flag etiquette, sound signals.

UNIT II

ROPE KNOTS AND MOORINGS

9

Types of knots. practice of knot formation, materials of ropes, strength, care and maintenance, use of mooring line, heaving line, rat guards, canvas and it’s use. anchors: their use, drooping and weighing anchor, cable stopper.


UNIT III

NAVIGATION

9

General knowledge of principal stars. Sextant, Navigation compasses, echo sounder, Gps, Glonass, log and uses, barometer and weather classification, G.M.T and Zonal time, wireless Navigational Instruments, radar satellite navigation etc.

UNIT IV

LIFE BOATS & LIFE RAFTS

9

Life buoy, EPRIB, SART, TPA, Construction, equipment carried, carrying capacity. Davits and their operation, Launching of life rafts (Inflatable type) Embarkation into lifeboat and life raft. Survival pack, Stowage and securing arrangement, Abandon ship: Manning of lifeboat and life raft. Muster list. Radio an alarm signals, Distress signals (S.O.S) Distress Calls time and Radio frequency. Pyro – techniques

UNIT V

SURVIVAL AT SEA

9

Survival difficulties and factors, equipment available, duties of crew members, Initial action on boarding, Maintaining the craft, Practical: Knots, bends and hitches, Ropes splice, donning of life jackets, life boat drills. Lowering & hoisting of life boats (model)

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
CO1: Operate deck equipment’s and carry out department duties.
CO2: Apply knowledge choose the ropes for different types of requirement.
CO3: Distinguish and select different Navigational equipment for the ship smooth functioning.
CO4: Demonstrate competency skills on life saving appliance CO5: Survive at different condition of sea.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Graham Danton, “The theory and practice of seamanship”, 11th Edition, Routledge, New york, USA and Canada, 1996.
2. Capt. J. Dinger, “Seamanship Primer”, 7th Edition, Bhandarkar Publications, Mumbai 1998.
3. Kemp & Young, “Seamanship Notes”, Stanford Maritime limited, 1997.

REFERENCES:
1. A.N. Cockcroft, “Seamenship and Nautical knowledge”, 27th Edition, Brown son & Ferguson Ltd., Glasgow 1997.
2. Richards, “ Principles of Modern Radar ”, Yesdee Publishing’s Pvt. Ltd., Indian Reprint 2012.
3. Capt.P.M.Sarma , “Theory of Marine Gyro Compass”’1st Ed. , Bhandarkar Publications, 2002.

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