THE FUEL CONSUMPTION OF MEDIUM SPEED ENGINES: AN ANALYSIS BY MAK

Factors to be considerd by shipowners and yards when comparing the fuel consumption figures claimed for various medium speed four-stroke engines are examined by a leading company in this sector, stressing the importance of evaluating the consumption of the complete engine installation. Topics discussed include: Combustion quality; Cycle efficiency/thermal losses; Mechanical efficiency and Auxiliary power plants; Charge variation, efficiency of supercharging processes; and Maintenance of optimum condition in operation.

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    IPC Industrial Press Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1980-5

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  • Accession Number: 00316449
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM