Figure 3-9.--Overall view of PCC.
the console. The program is unique to each console
housing a computer.
equipment. The ACC controls and monitors 15
auxiliary subsystems. In the following paragraphs, we
You have now read about CCS operations on the
will briefly discuss the operation of these consoles.
DD-963, DDG-993, CG-47, and DDG-51 class ships.
Let's now look at these operations for the FFG-7 class
The PCC, located in the CCS, is the primary
FFG-7 CLASS CCS OPERATIONS
propulsion plant operating station on the FFG-7 class
On the FFG-7 class ships, the CCS is the main
ships. The PCC provides all the controls and indications
operating station. Most of the engineering plant
required to startup and shutdown the propulsion system
machinery can be controlled and monitored from this
and its related auxiliaries. It also provides the controls
station. The CCS is designed for remote monitoring and
and indications to operate the propulsion control system
control of the engineering plant with a minimum of
(PCS) in the programmed control mode or the remote
personnel. The major consoles of the engineering plant
manual control mode. The PCC contains the signal
on the FFG-7 class ships are the PCC, EPCC, and ACC.
The PCC provides all controls and displays needed to
processor for the PCS. Notice in figure 3-9 how each
operate the GTEs and their associated auxiliary and
section of the PCC is dedicated to particular types of
support systems. The EPCC provides control of the
control and monitoring. In the following paragraphs, we