Lamb's Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines

Lamb's Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines

8th Edition - April 19, 1990

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  • Author: S. Christensen
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780852643075

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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.

Key Features

  • Over 100 new illustrations, most were specifically drawn for this new edition
  • Latest engine technology and design fully described
  • New fuel systems fully explained

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 544
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
  • Published: April 19, 1990
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780852643075

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S. Christensen

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