9780713669473

Reeds Vol 12: Motor Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers

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    9780713669473

  • ISBN10:

    0713669470

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-11
  • Publisher: Thomas Reed
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Summary

This Book is a companion to Volume 8 in the same series and is a specific examination guide for the syllabuses of Motor Engineering Knowledge for the Second and First Class Marine Engineers' Motor Certificates and Endorsements. Subjects covered include basic cycles, indicator diagrams, starting and reversing systems, cylinders, pistons, crankshafts and deflections, medium speed diesel engines, governors, control, waste heat systems, and crankcase explosions. Also included are typical exam questions for practice.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 BASIC PRINCIPLES 1(28)
Definitions and formulae.
Fuel consumption and efficiency, performance curves, heat balance.
Ideal cycles, air standard efficiency, Otto, Diesel, dual, Joule and Carnot cycles.
Gas turbine circuits.
Actual cycles and indicator diagrams, variations from ideal, typical practical diagrams.
Typical timing diagrams.
CHAPTER 2 STRUCTURE AND TRANSMISSION 29(72)
Bedplate, frames, crankshaft, construction, materials and stresses, defects and deflections.
Lubricating oil, choice, care and testing.
Lubrication systems.
Cylinders and pistons.
Cylinder liner, wear, lubrication.
Piston rings, manufacture, defects.
Exhaust valves.
CHAPTER 3 FUEL INJECTION 101(28)
Definitions and principles.
Pilot injection.
Jerk injection.
Common rail.
Timed injection.
Indicator diagrams.
Fuel valves, mechanical, hydraulic.
Fuel pumps, jerk.
Fuel systems.
CHAPTER 4 SCAVENGING AND SUPERCHARGING 129(30)
Types of scavenging, uniflow, loop, cross.
Pressure charging, turbo-charging, under piston effect, parallel, series parallel.
Constant pressure operation.
Pulse operation.
Air cooling.
Turbocharger, lubrication, cleaning, surging, breakdown.
CHAPTER 5 STARTING AND REVERSING 159(18)
General starting details.
Starting air overlap, firing interval, 2- and 4- strokes, starting air valves, direct opening and air piston operated, air distributor.
General reversing details, reversing of 2-stroke engines, lost motion clutch, principles, Sulzer.
Practical systems. B. and W., Sulzer starting air and hydraulic control.
Rotational direction interlock.
CHAPTER 6 CONTROL 177(18)
Governing of diesel engines., flyweight governor, flywheel effect.
Proportional and reset action.
Electric governor.
Load sensing, load sharing geared diesels.
Bridge control.
Cooling and lubricating oil control.
Unattended machinery spaces.
CHAPTER 7 ANCILLARY SUPPLY SYSTEMS 195(22)
Air compressors, two and three stage, effects of clearance, volumetric efficiency, filters, pressure relief valves, lubrication, defects, automatic drain.
Air vessels.
Cooling systems, distilled water, lubricating oil, additives.
CHAPTER 8 MEDIUM SPEED DIESELS 217(18)
Couplings, fluid, flexible.
Clutches.
Reversible gearing systems.
Exhaust valve problems.
Exhaust valves.
Design parameters.
Typical 'V' engine.
Lubrication and cooling.
Future development.
CHAPTER 9 WASTE HEAT PLANT 235(22)
Boilers, package, multi-water tube sunrod, vertical vapour, Cochran, Clarkson, Gas/water heat exchangers.
Silencers.
Exhaust gas heat recovery circuits, natural and forced circulation, feed heating.
CHAPTER 10 MISCELLANEOUS 257(14)
Crankcase explosions, regulations.
Explosion door.
Flame trap.
Oil mist detector.
Gas turbines.
Exhaust gas emmissions.
TEST QUESTIONS. 271(16)
SPECIMEN QUESTIONS 287(10)
INDEX 297

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