A SLOW SPEED MARINE DIESEL ENGINE IN REVIEW

Because of the continuing escalation in fuel costs a high demand is predicted for slow-speed Diesel engines of up to 80,000 bhp for use in twin-screw installations. The subject is comprehensively discussed under the main headings of (i) size, weight and ratings; (ii) engine description; (iii) application aspects of ratings; (iv) foundation design; (v) engineroom arrangement; (vi) engine systems; (vii) ancillary systems; (viii) manoeuvring the slow-speed diesel; (ix) maintenance; and (x) noise.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented to the Los Angeles Section of SNAME on 12 May 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • MacMorran, J
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 51 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314992
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1980 12:00AM