Two students of the Faculty of Marine Engineering, the course of Power Plant Operations: Jakub Perzylo (1st year) and Tomasz Grazynski (4th year), with their team advanced to the 1st Amateur Volleyball League.

They played 22 victorious matches. Both T. Grazynski as a captain and J. Perzylo, a setter, were the team pillars. Congratulations to the whole team and their coach, Norbert Marchewka, MA.
Department of Physics of the Maritime University of Szczecin and the Department of Sea and Natural Environment Physics of US, Chair of Physics of the Maritime University of Gdynia and the Polish Academy of Science Institute of Oceanology of Sopot invite to the 7th International Science Conference :”Physical-Chemical Problems of Natural Waters Ecology.”
On 22-23.04.2010 in Bochnia Salt Mine at the“2010 MSC Software Simufact Conference”, organized by EC Engineering from Krakow, a paper “Modeling polyethylene pipe connections with aluminum alloy clips.
On 15-16 04.2010 Partnership for the Sea Association organized the 4th meeting with secondary school students led by the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Navigation and the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Marine Engineering.
Prof. Y. Kravtsov and J. Chrzanowski, PhD participated in a report session of the Polish section of the Council of Euroatom Association, which took place in Warsaw from 15-16. 03.2010.

At the meeting, particular projects of 2009 were analyzed by the Council. Prof. Kravtsov presented the report of the achievements in the field of plasma diagnostics by means of polarimetric methods.
From 04-05.03, 2010 Bohdan Bieg, PhD from the Institute of Physics, attended a scientific seminar in Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP) Teilinstitut Greifswald, which our university has signed the agreement on scientific cooperation with. The seminar’s objectives were current issues concerning polarimetric diagnosis of the plasma for the just constructed thermonuclear rector-stellarator Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X).
On 08.03.2010 at the Institute of Basic Technical Sciences at Podgorna str. two new teaching/research laboratories were started; that is the Workroom of New Technologies and Materials and the Laboratory of Testing Physical/Chemical Properties of Metals. The ceremony was attended by HMJ Prof. Stanislaw Gucma, Rector of the MU and the invited guests.
From 01-04.03.2010 in Zadar (Croatia) Włodzimierz Kamiński, PhD, Chief Eng, (ITESO) participated in „Safety on Board Conference”, organized by a shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines.

Faculty of Marine Engineering


The Faculty of Marine Engineering offers courses to students in the field of mechanics and machine construction, mainly ship’s officer engineers, as well as specialists in (marine) machine/equipment diagnosis and repairs.   
  
   
 
The Faculty offers studies in the field of mechanics and machine construction geared to the needs of maritime industry, mainly in maintenance and operation of marine power plants, repairs of shipboard machines and equipment.

The studies on full-time or part-time basis include the following courses:
•    marine power plant operation – four years of first degree (engineer), full-time and part-time, and two-year studies of second degree (Master’s), full-time and part-time,
•    marine machine and equipment diagnosis and repairs – 3.5-year full-time studies of first degree,
•    operation of marine propulsion and electric-power machines – full-time four year first degree studies and two-year second degree studies,
•    operation of marine machines and equipment – part-time two-studies of second degree (Master’s).

The study programs meet minimum guidelines set forth by the Main Council of Higher Education, FEANI requirements and those of the International STCW 78/95 Convention.
The Faculty is authorized to confer a degree of doctor of technical sciences in machine construction and operation.

Faculty graduates are well prepared in terms of theory and practical skills for their future duties and responsibilities. They receive a diploma of qualified engineer or/and Master of Engineering in their respective course.
With a certificate of ship’s engineer officer in his hand, the graduate of marine power plant operation can work on sea-going ships as watch-keeping engineers, hold positions in ship repair yards or work in technological units of such facilities as heat power plants, paper mills, steel mills, ports, sewage treatment and pumping plants.

Also the graduate of marine machine and equipment diagnosis and repairs can be employed as a member of sea-going ship  crew or in a ship repair yard or work in technological units of such facilities as heat power plants, paper mills, steel mills, ports, sewage treatment and pumping plants.
The graduate of operation of marine propulsion and electric-power machines is theoretically and practically prepared to work as a ship’s engineer, in shipowners’ units of technical supervision, in a classification society and technical control units of industrial companies.

The graduate of operation of marine machines and equipment has special qualifications making him capable of meeting the challenges of today’s merchant fleet and machine industry; he is prepared to work in research or designing-construction units, and to successfully manage  production in machine and associated industries.

The Marine Engineering Faculty comprises the Chair of Machine Diagnosis and Repairs and institutes:
  • Technical Operation of Marine Power Plants
  • Marine Electrical Engineering and Automation 
  • Mathematics Physics and Chemistry
  • Basic Technical SciencesChair of Machine Diagnosis and Repairs


Chair of Machine Diagnosis and Repairs



70-205 Szczecin, ul. Podgórna 51/53
tel.:        +48 (091) 43 18 540
fax:        +48 (091) 43 18 542

Head:
Prof. Piotr Bielawski
tel.: +48 (091) 43 18 540
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The Chair staff work on problems of machine maintenance, with a focus on the identification of elements condition (free, built-in and working in a machine), repairs of machine components and  control of machine condition maintenance.

The facilities include uptodate professional equipment for non-destructive tests (ultrasound and tightness), assembly quality assessment (laser systems), vibroacoustic diagnosis, for machining methods of repairing elements and a number of unique research/teaching stands.
Scientific research concentrates on developing vibroacoustic methods (vibration combined with acoustic emission) for diagnosing marine turbo and crank-piston machines; besides, methods of repairing crank-piston mechanism elements are improved. Research is done at laboratories  as well as on board ships.
The student instruction includes:
–    assessment of machine element quality (workshop metrology and non-destructive tests),
–    machine assembly,
–    wear and wear reduction (failure mechanics and tribology),
–    machine diagnosis,
–    technology of repairs and reconditioning of machine elements,
–    maintenance planning.


Institute  of Technical Operation of Marine Power Plants


tel.:        +48 091 4809479
tel.:        +48 091 48 09 552
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Institute Director:
Prof. Oleh Klyus
tel.: +48 (091) 48 09 425
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Institute Deputy Director:
Paweł Krauze, PhD
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The Institute comprises four units:
  • Marine Power Plant Department
  • Marine Machines and Devices Department
  • Laboratory of Marine Power Plants
  • Refrigeration and Air conditioning Laboratory
Scientific research at the Institute encompasses rational use of marine power systems, searching for ways of minimizing fuel consumption and lubricating oils, recovery of waste heat, environment pollution and reliability.
The most important research facilities and associated scopes of investigation are as follows:
•    oily water separation with a DVZ 25 separator and control/measuring equipment for oily water purification functions,
•    6AL 20/24 engine, station for exhaust gas emissions,
•    unique refrigerating unit using the ecological coolant 404-A.

The laboratory of working fluid cleanness tests is used for research concerned with marine fuel preparation, estimation of working fluid cleanness, homogenization of petroleum wastes and their preparation for incineration. Research is done in co-operation with  industry as R&D work, or as services ordered by such business organizations as Nowa Szczecin Shipyard, HGP Cegielski, Gryfia Ship Repair Yard, Polish Steamship Company, Unity Line, Polish Baltic Ferry Shipping, Euroafrica, Rhodia (Stilon) Gorzów. Recognized by the classification society Polish Register of Shipping, the lab carries out tests in collaboration with a number of companies involved in shipping business, namely Nowa Szczecin Shipyard, Gryfia Ship Repair Yard, Pomerania Shipyard, INTERMARINE, Navikon Stal, Poltrampservice or Bosch-Rexroth.

    The Institute of Technical Operation of Marine Power Plants, which has recently undertaken unique research on  preliminary catalytic fuel treatment, co-operates in a variety of areas with several institutions, e.g. Fachhochschule Flensburg, Kaliningrad University of Technology, Saint-Petersburg State University for Water Communications, Szczecin University of Technology, Gdansk University of Technology, Naval Academy of Gdynia, Gdynia Maritime University, Academy of Technology and Agriculture in Bydgoszcz, and WAT Military University of Technology.


Institute  of Marine Electrical Engineering and Automation



tel.:        +48 091 48 09 835
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Institute Director:
Andrzej Stefanowski,  PhD
tel.: +48 (091) 48 09 543
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Institute Deputy Director:
Maciej Kozak,  PhD
tel.: +48 (091) 48 09 560
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The Institute consists of two departments:
  • Marine Electrical Engineering and Electronics
  • Marine Automation.
The Institute  conducts lectures and classes in subjects comprising the knowledge of fundamentals of electrical engineering and electronics, metrology, marine electrical engineering,  electrical machines and propulsion, fundamentals of automation, computer studies, shipboard automation, computer-based automatic systems. Institute staff also give instruction to seafarers at upgrading courses  for officer candidates. The courses are organized   at University’s two training locations in Szczecin and Swinoujscie.

The Institute  has 11 dedicated laboratories, including the marine electrical engineering, electrical propulsion, fundamentals of electrical engineering and metrology, computer studies, automation, programmable logic controllers, power electronics.

The Institute staff members are authors of a number of textbooks for Maritime University students, or handbooks on programming and modeling of dynamic systems in the MATLAB environment, intended for technical university staff and students.

The Institute’s research  aims at problems connected with the operation and maintenance of shipboard electrical devices and systems and automatic systems.

At present, research projects realized at the Institute  are related with:
-    methods of protection against electrical shock in the marine electric power system,
-    generation and transformation of electrical energy,
-    automation of marine power plant systems aimed at the optimal use of energy.

Although research results have led to practical applications, such as the implementation of electrocution current compensation systems onboard ships, these compensation methods are being  improved.
Besides, present investigation focuses on the conversion and control of energy produced by an asynchronous induction generator and its application as a shipboard shaft generator. In the field of system automation research is performed on automatic control of the engine-cpp-hull system, aimed at optimal fuel consumption.
The Institute  co-operates with Gdynia Maritime University, Universities of Technology in Gdansk, Szczecin and Poznan, Association of Polish Electrical Engineers, Polish Register of Shipping, and universities in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.


Institute of  Mathematics Physics and Chemistry



tel.:        +48 91 48 09 369
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Institute Director:
Janusz Chrzanowski, PhD
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Institute Deputy Director:
Lech Kasyk, PhD
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There are three departments in the Institute:
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Scientific areas the Institute deals with include:
•    theory of control in advanced navigational systems,
•    mathematical methods in statistical vessel traffic,
•    effect of heat transfer by radiation on structures of air-dust mixture detonations,
•    molecular spectroscopy in petroleum-contaminated water tests,
•    lasers in control-measuring equipment for environment protection,
•    optical properties of multi-component semiconductors,
•    marine environment protection and corrosion prevention of vessels,
•    changes in chemical and structural conditions of marine engine lubricating oils.

Major research projects  realized at the Institute encompass such topics as:
•    physical and chemical properties of boiler and engine-cooling water,
•    physical and chemical properties of lubricating oils,
•    properties of corrosion inhibitors,
•    pollution of water and bottom deposits by petroleum products in selected areas of the Odra estuary.

The Institute  runs dedicated research laboratories:
•    bilge and waste water oil separation by microfiltration,
•    examination of oily contamination of surface water by molecular spectroscopy,
•    algorithms of vessel control methods.

The Institute  co-operates with the Szczecin University of Technology, the Wroclaw University of Technology and Szczecin University.


Institute  of Basic Technical Sciences



70-205 Szczecin, ul. Podgórna 51-53
tel.:        +48  091 43 18 539
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Institute Director:
Janusz Grabian, PhD
tel.: +48 (091) 48 09 408, 43 18 569
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Institute Deputy Director
Zenon Grządziel, PhD
tel.: +48 (091) 48 09 408, 43 18 569
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The Institute is composed of three departments:
  • Marine Material Engineering,
  • Technical Mechanics and Drawing
  • Fundamentals of Machine Construction and Operation
With well equipped laboratories for instruction and research, the staff at the Institute of  Basic Technical Sciences maintain their practical knowledge by constant co-operation with industrial organizations involved in sea and land-based activities.

Major directions of research and service activities of the Institute include:
•    technology of metal-ceramic composite materials,
•    bonding of metals and composites,
•    tensometric measurements of stresses and deformations,
•    vibroacoustic structures of mechanical devices,
•    statical and dynamical properties of vibration dampers,
•    metal hardness and impact resistance tests,
•    computer simulations of stresses and deformations of mechanical structures,
•    measurements of rectilinearity, flatness, coaxiality of generator shaft,
•    designing new type of displacement pumps for shipbuilding.

The Institute  co-operates with research centres in Poland (Poznan University of Technology,  WAT Military University of Technology, Szczecin University of Technology) and abroad.