Sulzer Diesel Ltd, a company that prides itself on being one of the world's leading manufacturers of containership engines, has garnered almost three years of experience on its successful RTA84 low speed diesel engines. A description of this engine series is presented that covers the engine capacities, design features and reliability parameters. After studies of service experience data, several engine improvements were adopted. In 1990, testbed trials were conducted to confirm the values calculated at the new rating, and it is shown that the engine passed its test program in accordance with expectations.

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  • Pagination: 12p.

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  • Accession Number: 00661301
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM