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.
- Paper presented to the Los Angeles Section of SNAME on 12 May 1977.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ USA 07306-2907
- MacMorran, J
- Publication Date: 1977
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 51 p.
- TRT Terms: Design; Diesel engines; Electric power plants; Engine rooms; Layout; Machinery; Noise; Performance; Propulsion; Vehicle maintenance; Vehicle operations
- Old TRIS Terms: Diesel design; Diesel maintenance; Diesel noise; Diesel operation; Machinery layout; Power plant analysis; Power plant performance; Slow speed diesels; Twin screws
- Subject Areas: Design; Environment; Maintenance and Preservation; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- 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