23.02.2020

THE LEARNING RESOURCE FOR MARINE ENGINEERS

The Learning Resource for Marine Engineers

Author(s) Marco Valcic
Publisher Warsash Maritime Academy
Date 2006
Pages 149
Format pdf
Size 5 Mb
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This is an excellent supplementary training tool to be used by the students of marine engineering as well as practicing engineers. The content of the book will address all training needs. The materials included by the author have been arranged in four basic sections, the first section of the book provide the essential information about the marine diesel engine commonly used on board modern vessels.

Among the aspects covered in this section there are types of the engines, scavenging, lubricating oil and cooling water systems, air starting and fuel oil systems. The second and third sections are dealing with the two-stroke and four-stroke marine diesels, respectively, covering all parts and components of the engines together with their working principles duly explained. Finally, the closing section of the publication provides necessary operational information.

Here, the readers will find the info on the working principle of the starting air systems, timing of the engine’s exhaust valve, crankcase explosion, scavenge fires presenting hazard, fatigue problem. There is a chapter devoted to the materials used for fabricating of the bearings. The purifiers and clarifiers deserving special attention have been described in another chapter.

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