The Meaing of Machine ServiceThe subject of machine service contains the knowledge needed to handle the mechanical equipment on board ships. It deals with technology and methods used for operation and maintenance within the engine department of merchant ships. This contains technical concepts and theories.
The teaching in subject machine service must develop students to acquire the knowledge of operation and guarding on ships plus the ability to perform operational work within the machine department and tasks for on-duty machine personnel. It should also lead to students developing knowledge of mechanics and materials science plus technical knowledge. Students will be given the chance to develop knowledge of ship maintenance and ability to perform maintenance work within the engine department. This knowledge is necessary in line with national and international rules for service on board ships.
In teaching, students should be given the chance to work with tasks that are designed so that they reflect and prepare for situations that students will encounter in their profession. These tasks must be based on a problem-solving approach.
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