Marine Engineering

03.08.2022
AUDEL PUMPS AND HYDRAULICS

This publication would be recommended to anyone whose working activities imply dealing with the pumping arrangements. The publication covers different types of pumps used in the industry and provides comprehensive and understandable explanations of their working principles and construction. This is a very valuable textbook and reference source giving an excellent general overview of pumping machinery and hydraulics.

The text has been supplemented by numerous informative diagrams, data tables and images included to be of help when explaining the theoretical basics of the pumps and their practical applications. And note that this book is the best choice for those who are willing to understand much more than just a simple pump curve - they fill find all the information they require in one single volume covering the components of the pumps and all technical aspects involved. The material presented in the book is remarkably detailed and technically correct making the book deservedly popular in the industry.

All information provided on the pumps is up-to-date and will benefit any worker involved in mechanical maintenance of the subject machinery. The reader will learn how to properly install and maintain all types of pumps, get the fundamental knowledge of the operating principles and application of the pumps in robotics and other new fields, find some useful installation and troubleshooting tips and all other information. 

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28.07.2022
PIPE FLOW — A PRACTICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

The publication we offer today provides all technical info and relevant data that would be required for the specialists who are actually dealing with the design and analysis of the various piping systems supporting numerous industrial operations, power generating plants and the distribution systems. In their publication the authors have tried to demonstrate how both prediction and management of the loss in pressure should be performed when working with the different piping systems and their associated piping components.

The present volume has drawn together the valuable results of the theoretical and empirical researches together with the reviews done by the recognized industry professionals, including the data required for a selection of the components. The authors have also examined the data obtained during the experiments and the formulas, integrating and organizing them into equations. The results of their prominent work have been presented in the form of the data diagrams and straightforward tables. Moreover, the book will provide readers with the typical problems and proposed solutions, describing the key technical concepts that are so widely applied and have already proven successful in practice. The references and sections proposing some further reading allow the users to explore all the topics that have been covered, in an even greater depth.

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22.06.2022
DIESEL ENGINE CARE AND REPAIR: A CAPTAIN'S QUICK GUIDE

The publication contains minimum basic technical information that would be of great help in case of necessity - the user will be able to do some of the maintenance of their diesel engines and perform a troubleshooting. Moreover, the information provided in the pages of the booklet will even enable them to do some of the emergency repairs while being afloat. It contains valuable tips prepared by Nigel Calder, who is a professional diesel mechanic with the experience of more than thirty years.

The readers will know how to save some money by performing their own diesel engine maintenance, how to recognize the first signs of trouble, how to diagnose and possibly overcome common problems occurring to the diesel endings, and, finally, how to keep their engines ticking. Every boat owner knows that, should any problem with the diesel engine surface while the boat is on the water, there is usually little to no time at all to spend going though very exhaustive manuals.

That is why we designed a short manual that could provide all answers very fast. The publication was drawn from the largest boating library in the world and consists of several color panels of authoritative an quite concise technical information related to the boat diesel engines - we would say that it is an excellent on-the-spot reference tool.

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08.06.2022
BASIC MARINE ENGINEERING

Here is an excellent training resource which would be equally effective when used by both students of marine engineering and practicing marine engineers. The author of the volume collected all information that would be necessary for them to possess, reworked it and then presented in a very reader-friendly manner, making the understanding of the content easy.

The contents starts with the general introductory information about the engineering units and power measurement, followed with the chapters on steam turbines and marine boilers. After that, the readers will proceed to the distillation of the water and its production on board ship, and shipboard pumps together with the associated pumping systems. The refrigeration, air conditioning arrangements and ventilation equipment and systems have been discussed in a separate chapter.

Same approach was applied to the ship steering gear, considering its critical importance for the safe navigation. Having this completed, you may continue to the shipboard machinery and hydraulics, electrical installation, deck machinery and pollution prevention equipment, namely oily water separators and sewage treatment plants. As you can easily see, virtually all aspects of marine engineering have been covered in the pages of this nice publication.

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30.03.2022
DIESELS AFLOAT

This volume has proven to be essential to every large motorboat and yacht having a diesel engine installed on board. The publication is intended to explain readers how to avoid the problems and perform proper troubleshooting and repair of the engines following the established safe techniques.

This book shall be on board of every diesel-driven boat and yacht. It is nicely illustrated with more than four hundred images and data diagrams. According to the numerous reviews left by the readers all over the world, this is the best diesel engine maintenance manual designed specifically for yachts and boats and presenting all required information in a manner that makes the text understandable not only to the professional marine engineer but also to the typical boater or yachting enthusiast.

All of the readers do recommend this volume and consider it a must-have publication. Among the topics covered in the pages of this book there are the working principle of the diesel engines, tips on choosing the propellers, engine electrics issues, instructions on getting the best of the diesel engine and how to conduct the fault finding; the readers will also know how to lay-up their vessels for out-of-season period and maintain the engine during that time. /span>

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30.03.2022
ADVANCED MARINE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE

Here is the second edition of maybe the best textbook on marine engineering. The volume is truly excellent when used for preparing to the relevant examinations. Note, however, that it will be equally useful and interesting to the practical marine engineering professionals who can use it to refresh their knowledge.

The material is arranged in fifteen chapters. The first chapter of the book covers the regulations applicable to the machinery arrangements and equipment installed on board modern ships. The second chapter is devoted to the class and statutory surveys conducted by the marine inspectors to evaluate the degree of the vessel’s compliance with the rules, regulations, conventions and codes.

The safety management at sea is dealt with in the third chapter, followed with the one on the drydocking surveys and what shall be considered when preparing for same. After that, the readers will proceed to the basic marine insurance aspects since they are all expected to have some essential knowledge.

The next two chapters are dealing with the structural integrity of the ship and stability, including the best practice for cargo placement and handling, wand the relevant training to be provided for the crew members. The remaining chapters will shed some light on the new construction of ships, software application in the shipping industry, and human relations. The closing chapter addresses the gas and chemical carriers.

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03.03.2022
MARINE PIPING SYSTEMS

As we all know, the shipboard hull piping systems are designed and installed with the ultimate purpose of carrying various fluids from one point on the ship to another. The subject fluids can be different in nature, including the erosive and corrosive ones, they can also be flammable. Moreover, they can have different temperature and be under different pressures.

That is the reason why the technical requirements are very strict and consider the complexity of the piping. Needless to say that the inefficient piping may eventually impact the ship safety and operations in a very negative way. The present manual was prepared to let trainees familiarize themselves with the most important areas of the ship piping.

First of all, they will be provided with the general information about the piping systems, and applicable requirements of the national and international regulating bodies, class societies etc. After that, the pipe materials are addressed together with the symbols and signs, followed by the chapters on the pipe fittings and valves used on the modern ships.

The other sections of the publication are covering the equipment and instrumentation, piping drawings and how to read them, calculations involved, pipe fabrication and welding, and many others, all equally important for designing, building and maintaining efficient shipboard pipework.

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27.02.2022
SHIPBOARD POWER SYSTEMS DESIGN AND VERIFICATION FUNDAMENTALS

In fact, this is the only title of all those available today that would deal with the basic vessel design together with the verification concepts, starting from the particular devices and all the way to the systems. The requirements applicable to the design and subsequent development of the electrical systems installed on board modern marine ships significantly differ from those applying to the general power generating systems.

The shipbuilders involved in the design of the shipboard electrical equipment and systems shall possess a sound understanding in order to create safe and efficient power systems. The coverage of the present volume includes, but is not limited to, the associated technologies together with the rules and regulations applying to all types of ships.

The theoretical part is supplemented with the numerous practical real-life design examples, provided with the brilliant and informative illustrations, all contributing to the ease of digesting the material. Note that there are also many technical drawings showing the details of the power systems; the rules covered in the book and both international and national standards and guidelines. The volume shall be considered an essential reading for the electrical engineers at the shipyards.

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