02.01.2020

THE RUNNING AND MAINTENANCE OF MARINE MACHINERY

The Running and Maintenance of Marine Machinery

Author(s) J. Cowley
Publisher The Institute of Marine Engineers
Date 1992
Pages 459
Format pdf
Size 33 Mb
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This is one of the best books on marine engineering available today. With its contents developed by the team of prominent experts in the field of marine engineering, the volume is intended to provide the practicing engineers with all information they would need to perform their job duties in the best possible way. Though the publication contains theoretical information as the basis, the authors concentrated mainly on the practical aspects of operation and maintenance of the shipboard machinery. We are quite sure that the marine engineers will find everything in the pages of this brilliant book. The authors have managed to cover all topics in a single volume.

The coverage includes marine boilers and steam turbines, marine diesel engines together with the fuel oil they use and its treatment, electrical machines and electrical power systems commonly installed on board, various automation and control systems, ship refrigerating plants, pumping systems, steering gear, propeller and shafting arrangements; in addition to that, the precautions to be taken to minimize the fire hazard, have also been addressed. This is a definitely recommended book on the shelf of any machinery room.

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