Control Valve Basics

Fairwater Education
21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.0

Control Valve Basics

Fairwater Education
21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.0

Control valves are integral components within the maritime control systems of ships, contributing significantly to the safe and efficient operation of various marine systems. These valves, including Globe Valves, Butterfly Valves and Ball Valves, play a crucial role in regulating fluid flow, pressure and temperature. Their precise control capabilities are vital for maintaining optimal conditions, enhancing operational efficiency and ensuring the safety of both the vessel and its crew.

This course explores control valves in the context of maritime engineering within the merchant navy. Covering types, designs and applications of control valves, participants delve into key components and terminology. The curriculum emphasises the role of control valves in regulating flow, pressure and temperature, contributing to system stability. Participants gain practical insights into different actuators, precision through positioners and maintenance procedures, ensuring they acquire essential skills for effective control system design and operation in the dynamic maritime environment.


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Fairwater Education

Fairwater Education provides expertise in education, specialising in all aspects of maritime education and training needs across the sector. With experience across all educational settings, Fairwater Education aims to support the development of all individuals and organisations wishing to engage with continuous professional development. In order to achieve this, our team includes qualified and experienced educators, maritime industry backgrounds, qualifications to Masters Level and professional body Fellowships.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 21 minutes
  5. Intended for: All engineers on any type of vessel.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of SOLAS Chapter II-I.
  7. Last Updated: February 12, 2024

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