OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MEDIUM SPEED DIESEL ENGINES

The philosophy leading to the adoption of geared medium speed diesel engines in a cargo liner and a products carrier is described and results obtained in service are presented. Details of noise trial results, piston, piston ring and liner wear, usage rates of water cooled and rotocap exhaust valves are presented. Service experience with critical items of the installation including reduction gearbox and exhaust gas blowers is also included.

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    Institute of Marine Engineers

    Memorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
    London EC3R 7JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Short, K I
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Accession Number: 00261267
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1982 12:00AM