After a brief review of the worlds' mineral resources, the author concludes that because of the trend towards better utilization of mineral oil, the only propulsion units that will have a chance in the future market are those with a high thermal efficiency and good fuel economy. For this reason, the medium-speed four-stroke diesel engine will maintain its outstanding position among all prime movers in its output range, last but not least on account of its additional advantages with regard to space requirement and weight both in the medium term and, with continuous advancement, in the long term.

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    IPC Industrial Press Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Herschmann, O
  • Publication Date: 1979-1

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  • Accession Number: 00189915
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: IPC Industrial Press Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM