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Bicycle Ride

Bicycle Ride Balancing By T.K. NG         When you started learning to ride a bicycle, had someone told you that you should turn your front wheel to the right if your bicycle undesirably leaned to the right, and the same principle applied for left lean?  You should agree that such …

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9th Episode

9th Episode – Maritime Labour Convention By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         In our daily life we use a lot of things transported to us from overseas, the vehicle you travel in, the petrol/fuel to power the vehicles, even …

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8th Episode

8th Episode – Marine Pollution Prevention By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         Protecting the environment is a very concerned topic. There were cases of major pollutions connected to ships. What has the maritime industry done to address the issue?         It may …

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7th Episode

7th Episode – International Maritime Convention, SOLAS By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         There are numerous international conventions laying down the standards for the member states to implement on the shipping industry. Each convention aims at a particular aspect of the maritime …

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6th Episode

6th Episode – International Maritime Regulations By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, an ex-seagoing marine engineer.         Commercial ships trade across the oceans to load or unload cargoes in the ports of various countries. No two countries are identical in their regulatory systems, let alone regulating ships. …

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Floating Neutral

Floating Neutral in Building with 3-phase Power Supply and 1-phase Loads By TK NG             3-phase supply is usually provided in a building where power demand is high.  There may be both 1-phase and 3-phase loads connected to the power supply.  Figure 1 below shows a typical connection arrangement.  The …

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5th Episode

5th Episode – Marine Engineer’s Job and Life On Board By Tat YEUNG         It is Tat Yeung again, a seagoing marine engineer.         What does a seagoing marine engineer do? What is a seagoing marine engineer life? Let us explore.         There are two main categories of ships, namely …

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