Introduction to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and related equipment in ships.
The book first gives an introduction to the kinds of ships and their machineries. The manuscript also discusses diesel engines. Gas exchange process; power measurement; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; starting air system; turning gear; and common marine diesel engines are described. The text also highlights steam turbines and boilers. Turbine construction, gearing, boiler arrangements, boiler operation, and coal-fired boilers are discussed. The book also looks at feed systems, pumps and pumping systems, fuel and lubricating oils and their treatment, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration.
The text also describes deck machinery and hull equipment. Hydraulic systems, electrical operation, anchor and cargo handling equipment, hatch covers, bow thruster, and safety equipment are considered. The book also discusses shafting and propellers, steering gear, firefighting equipment and strategy, and safe working practices. The text further looks at electrical equipment in ships. Alternating current motors and generators, direct current generators, navigation lights, batteries, and emergency generator supply are discussed.
The book is a vital source of information for those interested in marine engineering.
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|Size: ||41.8 MB|
|Date published: || 1983|
|ISBN: ||9781483102528 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|