PUSH-BUTTON SWITCH INDICATOR--
PROPULSION AND AUXILIARY MA-
A panel-mounted device that has both switch con-
C H I N E R Y CONTROL EQUIPMENT
tacts and indicating lights. The contacts are
(PAMCE)-- This equipment is located in CCS, is
actuated by depressing the device face. The in-
part of the ECSS, and includes the PACC and
dicator lights are labeled and wired for indicating
PACEE. This equipment provides centralized
alarm or status.
control and monitoring of both main propulsion
plants and auxiliary machinery on a DD or CG
PYROMETER-- An instrument for measur-
ing temperatures by the change of electric
resistance, the production of a thermoelectric
PROPULSION AUXILIARY MACHINERY
INFORMATION SYSTEM EQUIPMENT
(PAMISE)-- This equipment is located in CCS
RECEIVER-- (1) A container in which
and is part of the ECSS. This equipment receives,
compressed gas is stored to supply pneumatic
evaluates, and logs the engineering plant perform-
power. (2) A reservoir for pressure refrigerant.
ance, status, and alarm state. The PAMISE
contains the CISE and S/CE No. 1 on a DD or
CG class ship.
REDUCER-- (1) Any coupling or fitting that
connects a large opening to a smaller pipe or hose.
(2) A device that reduces pressure in a fluid (gas
PROPULSION CONTROL CONSOLE
or liquid) system.
(PCC)-- This is the main engine control console
in CCS on a FFG-7 class ship. It is used for
REFERENCE DESIGNATION--A com-
starting, stopping, and controlling the GTEs and
bination of letters and numbers to identify parts
on electrical and electronic drawings. The letters
designate the type of part, and the numbers
PROPULSION LOCAL CONTROL CON-
designate the specific part. For example:
SOLE (PLCC)--The PLCC is located in each
Reference designator R-12 indicates the 12th
engine room and is part of the PLOE. It has
resistor in a circuit.
controls and indicators necessary for operator's
control of one main propulsion plant and its
REFERENCE SIGNAL-- A command signal
supporting auxiliaries on a DD or CG class ship.
that requests a specific final condition.
PROPULSION LOCAL CONSOLE ELEC-
RELATIVE HUMIDITY--The ratio of the
TRONICS ENCLOSURE (PLCEE)--The
amount of water vapor in the air at a given
PLCEE is located in each engine room and is part
temperature to the maximum capacity of water
of the PLOE. It has the electronics that supply
vapor in the air at the same temperature.
power to the FSEE and PLCC on a DD or CG
RELAY-- A magnetically operated switch that
makes and breaks the flow of current in a circuit.
PROPULSION LOCAL OPERATING
EQUIPMENT (PLOE)--The PLOE is located in
REMOTE MANUAL OPERATION--
each engine room and is part of the ECSS. It
Human operation of a process by manual
includes the PLCC and PLCEE. The PLOE
manipulation of loading signals to the final
provides for local control and monitoring of the
main propulsion GTE and the associated auxiliary
equipment on a DD or CG class ship.
of current caused by the nature and physical
PUMP--(1) A device that converts mechanical
dimensions of a conductor.
energy into fluid energy. (2) A device that raises,
transfers, or compresses fluids or gasses.
RESISTANCE TEMPERATURE DETEC-
TOR (RTD)--These temperature sensors work on
the principle that as temperature increases, the
PUMP CAPACITY--The amount of fluid a
conductive material exposed to this temperature
pump can move in a given period of time, usually
stated in gallons per minute (gpm).