WHEN FUEL EFFICIENCY MEANS A LUBE PENALTY

While fuel consumption for slow-speed, two-stroke crosshead diesels decreased by 20-25% between 1964 and 1989, cylinder oil consumption increased dramatically by 40-60%. It is explained how a simple nomogram can help to determine when a crosshead diesel's gains in fuel economy are being offset by increased cylinder oil costs.

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  • Publication Date: 1989-7

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  • Accession Number: 00658107
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM