Figure 9-1.--DD monitor and control panel.
Monitor and Control Panel
On DD-class ships, the monitor and control
Located in CCS, the CISE is composed of the
panel of the CISE is divided into seven sections.
executive control unit (ECU), S/CE No. 1, a tape
(See fig. 9-1.) (On CG-class ships, this panel is
reader, two line printers, and associated power
divided into six sections.) The sections of the
monitor and control panel are as follows:
Executive Control Unit
CALENDAR CLOCK GMT
The ECU is the main component of the
system. It is a special purpose computer that
collects, analyzes, and distributes the data that will
be used by operators of the engineering plant. The
ECU gathers data from the ship's equipment by
collecting inputs from the S/CEs, propulsion and
TREND LOGGING (not applicable on the
auxiliary machinery control equipment (PAMCE),
and electric plant control console (EPCC).
The data are delivered to operators in the form
of alarms, status indicators, printed logs, and
ALARM STATUS REVIEW
digital displays. No propulsion plant control is
accomplished by the ECU.
The ECU has a monitor and control panel that
allows for operator logging requests, demand
display information, and date/time information.
CALENDAR CLOCK GMT SECTION.--
The CALENDAR CLOCK GMT section (A) con-
This control panel is mounted on the front of the
tains a Julian calendar display, a Greenwich
ECU. Another control panel, the ECU test panel,
is located on the rear of the ECU. This panel is
mean time (GMT) digital clock, a three-position
rotary switch, a set of four thumbwheels, and a
used for computer maintenance.