Introduction to Marine Engineering, Second Edition by D. A. Taylor

By D. A. Taylor

Advent to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and similar gear in ships.
The booklet first offers an creation to the categories of ships and their machineries. The manuscript additionally discusses diesel engines. fuel alternate technique; energy dimension; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; beginning air process; turning equipment; and customary marine diesel engines are defined. The textual content additionally highlights steam generators and boilers. Turbine development, gearing, boiler preparations, boiler operation, and coal-fired boilers are mentioned. The booklet additionally seems at feed platforms, pumps and pumping platforms, gas and lubricating oils and their therapy, air-con, air flow, and refrigeration.
The textual content additionally describes deck equipment and hull apparatus. Hydraulic platforms, electric operation, anchor and load dealing with gear, hatch covers, bow thruster, and defense apparatus are thought of. The publication additionally discusses shafting and propellers, steerage equipment, firefighting apparatus and method, and secure operating practices. The textual content extra appears at electric apparatus in ships. Alternating present cars and turbines, direct present turbines, navigation lighting, batteries, and emergency generator provide are mentioned.
The e-book is a crucial resource of data for these drawn to marine engineering.

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Compressed air is admitted to the engine to turn it in the astern direction. 5. When turning astern under the action of compressed air, fuel will be admitted. The combustion process will take over and air admission cease. When running at full speed: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The auxiliary blowers, where manually operated, should be started. Fuel is shut off from the engine. Blasts of compressed air may be used to slow the engine down. When the engine is stopped the direction handle is positioned astern. Compressed air is admitted to turn the engine astern and fuel is admitted to accelerate the engine.

Cylinder oil is supplied to lubricators from a high-level service tank. Double valve controlled, variable injection timing is used to deliver fuel to multiple, uncooled injectors and an electronic governor is supplied as standard. g. the Sulzer RTA engine. An appropriate type of lubricating oil must be used for oil-lubricated pistons in order to avoid carbon deposits on the hotter parts of the system. MAN B&W The L70MC is a single-acting, low-speed two-stroke reversible marine diesel engine manufactured by MAN B&W.

Fresh water cooling is provided for the cylinder jackets, cylinder covers and exhaust valves. The engine is designed to run on diesel oil or heavy fuel oil. An electronic governor is provided as standard. Piel stick The Pielstick PC series engines are single-acting, medium-speed, four-stroke reversible types. Both in-line and V-configurations are available. The running gear, being a trunk-type engine, is made up of the piston and the connecting rod which joins the single-throw crankshaft. 30. The crankcase and frame are constructed from heavy plate and steel castings to produce a low-weight rigid structure.

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