Assessment OICEW-8-2F

Overhaul heat exchanger

Assessed in EN-2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering


Aboard ship or in workshop, given a heat exchanger and other equipment needed to complete the task.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Disassemble heat exchanger

Inspect heat exchanger

Perform hydrostatic test or black light/dye test for tube and seal leakage

Note indications of corrosion, erosion, and fouling

Maintain heat exchanger

As necessary:

  • clean, de-scale and plug tube
  • check, clean or replace zincs
  • replace head gaskets and seals

Reassemble heat exchanger

Fill and prove leak free

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintenance and repair of shipboard machinery and equipment

C2.3 Maintenance and repair, such as dismantling, adjustment and reassembling of machinery and equipment

Overhaul heat exchanger

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00