Lamb's Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines


  • S. Christensen

Lamb's Questions and Answers on the Marine Diesel Engine is a comprehensive reference book for Marine Engineers and all seekeing a working knowledge of the marine diesel engine. This fully revised eighth edition has been completely rewritten. New coverage includes super-longstroke and slow-speed engines, and a new generation of medium-speed engines burning lower quality fuels. New purifier systems for fuel treatment, and the testing of fuel and lubrication oils on board ship are also discussed.
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Book information

  • Published: April 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-85264-307-5

Table of Contents

* Heat and Engineering Science * Internal Combustion Engines * Fuels, Lubricants - Treatment and Storage * Combustion and Fuel-Injection Systems * Scavenge, Exhaust, Pressure-Charging Systems * Construction Materials, Welding, Materials Testing * Bedplates, Frames, Guides, Scavenge Trunks, Cylinder Jackets * Cylinder Liners, Cylinder Heads, Valves * Pistons, Piston Rods, Piston Skirs, Piston Rings * Crankshafts, Camshafts, Connecting-Rods, Crossheads, Slippers * Starting and Reversing * Reduction Gearing, Clutches, Couplings * Line Shafting, Screw Shafts, Propellers, Thrust Bearings * Engine and Shafting Alignment * Heat Exchangers, Cooling Systems, Lubricating Systems * Air Compressors, Air Storage Tanks * Balancing and Vibration * Instrumentation and Controls * Safety * Index.