Lamb's Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780852643075, 9780080947785

Lamb's Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines

8th Edition

Authors: S. Christensen
eBook ISBN: 9780080947785
Hardcover ISBN: 9780852643075
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th April 1990
Page Count: 544
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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 Safety * Index.


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About the Author

S. Christensen