DUAL FUEL ENGINES FOR LNG CARRIERS?
A dual-fuel diesel engine, to be used aboard LNG carriers, is described. The differences of a dual fuel diesel from a straight diesel engine are given and explained. A description of a dual fuel diesel engine used as propulsion machinery for a methane carrier is also given, with explanations of specific parts of the machinery, such as the control linkage, which regulates the amount of gas and liquid fuel going to the engine, and the scavenge air supply, also included in the description.
Terminus Publications LimitedSpeedway House, Quarry Hill Parade
Tonbridge, Kent, England
- Publication Date: 1973-2
- Pagination: 3 p.
- Tanker and Bulk Carrier
- Volume: 19
- Issue Number: 10
- Publisher: Terminus Publications Limited
- TRT Terms: Diesel engines; Electric power plants; Hybrid vehicles; Liquefied gases; Liquefied natural gas; Propulsion; Ship motion; Structural design; Tankers; Vehicle power plants
- Old TRIS Terms: Dual fuel diesels; Power plant design; Propulsion machinery
- Subject Areas: Energy; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00050278
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 14 1973 12:00AM