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Introduction to Marine Engineering (Marine Engineering by D. A. Taylor

By D. A. Taylor

creation to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and comparable apparatus in ships.
The booklet first provides an advent to the types of ships and their machineries. The manuscript additionally discusses diesel engines. gasoline alternate approach; strength dimension; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; beginning air process; turning apparatus; and customary marine diesel engines are defined. The textual content additionally highlights steam generators and boilers. Turbine building, gearing, boiler preparations, boiler operation, and coal-fired boilers are mentioned. The ebook additionally seems at feed platforms, pumps and pumping structures, gasoline and lubricating oils and their remedy, air-con, air flow, and refrigeration.
The textual content additionally describes deck equipment and hull apparatus. Hydraulic structures, electric operation, anchor and load dealing with apparatus, hatch covers, bow thruster, and protection gear are thought of. The ebook additionally discusses shafting and propellers, guidance apparatus, firefighting apparatus and technique, and secure operating practices. The textual content extra seems at electric gear in ships. Alternating present automobiles and turbines, direct present turbines, navigation lighting, batteries, and emergency generator provide are mentioned.
The ebook is a crucial resource of knowledge for these attracted to marine engineering.

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