2. A bubble memory tape drive unit
power system. Remote operation of the 400-Hz power
system is accomplished in combat systems maintenance
3. A bell log printer
central. The only 400-Hz monitoring done by the MCS
4. A n AN/USH-26(V) signal data recorder-
is in the interior communication switchboards.
5. An AN/UYK-44(V) computer
Let's take a brief look at each of these units,
The EOOW/LU provides a central location for the
engineering officer of the watch (EOOW) to monitor the
status of the DDG-51 class machinery plants. The
Plasma Display Units
EOOW/LU, shown in figure 3-11, provides a
centralized station for accumulating, processing, and
The EOOW/LU panel has two PDUs with a single
displaying the MCS status. Additional functions of the
keyboard. The panel CONTROLLED DISPLAY switch
console are to provide the data for display on the console
connects the keyboard to the left or right unit. The
displays and on the PDUs on the bridge and in the CIC.
keyboard CONTROLLABLE PLASMA/WORK-
The console also provides the means of loading the
STATION SELECT key swaps the PDU assignments of
bubble memories for use by the other MCS consoles.
"controllable" and "work station." This arrangement
This console is also used to change selected alarm
separates the housekeeping and operational functions.
parameters in the software tables of the AN/UYK-44
It also eases the PDU casualty operations for the EOOW.
computer memories in the other consoles, to set the date
The controlled PDU is the automatic alarm and status,
and time, and to update the shaft revolutions count for
and summary group and demand display unit. Manual
use by other programs. The principal operating units
entry, log tape read, alarm acknowledgement, bubble
finished with the console are the following:
memory loading, and edit operations are all workstation
1. Two PDUs and one keyboard
Figure 3-11.--Overall view of the EOOW/LU.