VARIETY OF DRIVE TRAIN DESIGNS CONVERT ENGINE POWER TO THRUST

Efforts to reduce fuel consumption have resulted in a variety of drive train designs to convert engine power to thrust. This report discusses the design of controllable and reversible-pitch (CRP) propellers, rotatable thrusters, waterjet propulsion, reduction gears, and electric transmission systems.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 530
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 66-67
  • Serial:
    • Marine Engineering/Log
    • Volume: 82
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
    • ISSN: 0732-5460

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00172864
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Marine Engineering/Log
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1978 12:00AM