Full Mission Engine Room Simulator (ERS)
by GDS Engineering R&D
(Ship Engine Room Simulator, SERS™)
Certified by ClassNK
Meets both IMO STCW 2010 and IMO Model Course 2.07 training and exercise requirements
GDS Ship Engine Room Simulator (SERS™) is an advanced FULL MISSION engine room simulator. In order to understand how it is advanced, please read through the list of the items provided in below sections. Please do not hesitate to communicate with us with your “how….?” and “why…?” questions. We are here to help you achieve your training objectives.
Highlights of the GDS Engine Room Simulator (Ship ERS or SERS™)
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Modular ER Panels for Distributed Type Simulator Training
SERS is Certified for Meeting IMO STCW 2010 Compentency Requirements
Certified for Meeting IMO Model Course 2.07 Exercise Requirements
An example of layout arrangment for a complete ERS Training System using GDS SERS. This is a simplified example. The number of touch screen panels and control and monitoring consoles are insreased based on the training needs and demands.
Anohter Team Training Layout Example: Sepated Engine Room (ER) and Engine Control Room (ECR) spaces. A total of 11 distributed large touchscreen panels are used in the ER with environmental effect such as lights, sounds, fans, etc. ECR can include large screen panels as well as hardware consoles with display gauges and engine control equipment. Electrical systems may be simulated via hardware consoles or using large touchscreen panels.
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See the complee list of IMO STCW 2010 competencies that the SERS software meets or exceeds:
Allows for Remote or In-Class Training
Provides Two Engine Types
Specific Operational and Management Level Exercises
Unique Assessment Tools
Instructors Receive Five (5) Manuals and Two (2) Exercise Books
List and Description of the User Manuals
Student Exercise Workbooks
Also Provides Distributed System Simulating the Real Environment
Simulator Hardware (Computer) Requirements
General Software Specfications
General Training Functions
Our Vision in the Development of the ERS
Some of our Articles on Ship Engine Room Simulator:
A page for more reading on the SERS, including IMO Model Course 2.07 exercise list.
Effect of Weather on the Marine Propulsion Engine Performance Onboard a Ship: An IMO Model Course 2.07 exercise, completed using SERS, shown with captured images taken during a student’s training.
A Study of the Main Propulsion Engine Performance with Ship’s Draft Change: An IMO Model Course 2.07 exercise, completed using SERS, shown with captured images taken during a student’s training.
Ship Systems and Energy Management for Performance and Cost Savings: An IMO Model Course 2.07 exercise, completed using SERS, shown with captured images taken during a student’s training.
ERS Exercise Workbooks and Manuals in your Operational and Management Level Trainings: Students Love it! A complete list of GDS SERS manuals and exercise books distributed with license agreement.
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