ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES FOR MARINE POWER PLANTS
This report discusses the size of ship power plants and other factors governing the suitability of different types of fuel for marine use. It then considers various alternatives to traditional fuels derived from crude petroleum. Types of fuel considered are other liquid hydrocarbon fuels, both natural and synthetic, hydrocarbon fuels in solid, liquid/solid, and gaseous forms, non-hydrocarbon fuels and solar and wind energy.
- Prepared in cooperation with Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, N.Y., Center for Maritime Studies.
National Maritime Research Center, Kings PointKings Point, NY USA 11024
- Femenia, J
- Publication Date: 1975-9
- Pagination: 22 p.
- TRT Terms: Alternate fuels; Fuel systems; Performance; Propulsion; Synthetic fuels
- Old TRIS Terms: Propulsive performance
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00129890
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-KP-144
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 10 1976 12:00AM