The trend in the marine industry toward increased shaft horsepower on new ships and toward a higher degree of automation has created a need for new approaches in burner design. The intent of this paper is to review some of the fundamental principles of oil burning and to show how they influence marine burner design. The effect of furnace geometry on burner design is discussed. Results of laboratory investigations on evaluating advantages of low excess air operation are cited along with its influence on burner design. Recent work on development of a series of high capacity oil burners for marine application and methods of laboratory assessment are discussed. The application of these burners to new types of marine boilers and to modifying existing units is shown.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers--New York Section of Marine Port Engineers, Sectional Meeting, December 1970.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Sage, W L
    • Kreidler, L A
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 24 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019629
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1972 12:00AM