Marine Combustion Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080134024, 9781483147840

Marine Combustion Practice

1st Edition

The Commonwealth and International Library: Marine Engineering Division

Authors: J. Flack A. J. S. Bennett R. Strong
Editors: A. J. S. Bennett
eBook ISBN: 9781483147840
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 316
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Marine Combustion Practice reviews developments in marine combustion practice and covers topics ranging from combustion equipment for boilers to diesel injection equipment, nuclear reactors, and the use of natural gas in marine boilers. Automatic control of oil-fired marine boilers is discussed, along with fundamental types of injection pumps and factors affecting combustion in marine boilers.
This book is divided into four sections and opens with a discussion on solid fuel used for marine purposes, including coal, and properties of coal affecting combustion and combustion equipment design. The reader is then introduced to fuel storage and supply systems; types of fuel injectors and fuel pumps; physics and technology of nuclear power; and sea transport of liquid petroleum gases used in marine boilers. Subsequent chapters deal with factors affecting marine combustion; characteristics of boil-off; and safety aspects of the use of natural gas in marine boilers. This monograph will be a valuable source of information for marine engineers and for practitioners and research workers in the field of marine combustion.

Table of Contents


Part I. Combustion Equipment for Boilers

1. Solid Fuel

2. Liquid Fuels

3. Viscosity

4. Combustion of Oil Fuel

5. The Application of Liquid Fuel Combustion Equipment to Boilers

6. Wide-Range Burner Systems

7. Wide-Range Burners

8. Automatic Control of Oil-Fired Marine Boilers

9. Fuel Storage and Supply Systems

10. Air Supply Systems

11. Combustion Theory

Part II. Diesel Injection Equipment

Section 1 - Fundamentals

1. Introduction

2. The Combustion Process

3. Combustion Chambers

4. Types of Injection Systems

5. Types of Fuel Injectors

6. Types of Fuel Pumps

7. Fundamental Types of Injection Pumps

8. Technical Points

Section 2 - Equipment

9. The C.A.V. Injection System

10. Maintenance Equipment

11. The Doxford Fuel Injection System

12. The Sulzer Injection System

13. The Werkspoor Lugt Fuel Pump for Large Two-Stroke Engines

14. The Harland and Wolff Fuel Pump

15. The Gotaverken System

16. Fiat

17. The Stork Injection System

18. The M.A.N. Gas-pressure-Operated Fuel Injection System

19. A Free-Piston Engine Injection Pump

20. The General Motors Injector

21. The S.E.M.T. Pielstick Dual Fuel Equipment

22. Pilot Injection

23. Distributor Pumps

24. Burning High Viscosity Fuel

Part III. The Nuclear Reactor

1. Introduction

2. Physics and Technology of Nuclear Power

3. The Pressurized-Water Reactor

4. Safety Aspects of the Reactor

5. Operation and Control

6. Possible Marine Reactors

7. Conclusion

Part IV. Natural Gas in Marine Boilers

1. Introduction

2. Transport by Sea

3. Boilers

4. Factors affecting Combustion

5. Characteristics of Boil-Off

6. Fuel Systems and Registers

7. Control Systems

8. Safety Aspects

9. Operating Experience



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J. Flack

A. J. S. Bennett

R. Strong

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A. J. S. Bennett

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