GAS TURBINE PROPULSION FOR HIGH UTILIZATION CARGO SHIPS

Initial cost, weight, space, floor area, engine room height, fuel cost, and other operating costs are the factors determining the selection of the propulsion plant. A comparison of these factors with regards to containerships and tankers is evaluated. It is evident from the results that total economics favors the aircraft type gas turbine power-plant.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Daresta, F G
    • Smith, H F
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00028622
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 71-GT-83
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 10 1972 12:00AM