Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines

Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines

6th Edition - January 1, 1984

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  • Authors: C. T. Wilbur, D. A. Wight
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102580

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Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines, Sixth Edition focuses on developments in diesel engines. The book first discusses theory and general principles. Theoretical heat cycle, practical cycles, thermal and mechanical efficiency, working cycles, fuel consumption, vibration, and horsepower are considered. The text takes a look at engine selection and performance, including direct and indirect drive, maximum rating, exhaust temperatures, derating, mean effective pressures, fuel coefficient, propeller performance, and power build-up. The book also examines pressure charging. Matching of turboblowers, blower surge, turbocharger types, constant pressure method, impulse turbocharging method, and scavenging are discussed. The text describes fuel injection, Sulzer, MAN, and Burmeister and Wain engines. The selection also considers Mitsubishi, GMT, and Doxford engines. The text then focuses on fuels and fuel chemistry; operation, monitoring, and maintenance; significant operating problems; and engine installation. Engine seatings and alignment, reaction measurements, crankcase explosions, main engine crankshaft defects, bearings, fatigue, and overhauling and maintenance are discussed. The book is a good source of information for readers wanting to study diesel engines.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Theory and General Principles

    2 Engine Selection

    3 Performance

    4 Pressure Charging

    5 Fuel Injection

    6 Sulzer Engines

    7 Burmeister and Wain Engines

    8 MAN Engines

    9 Mitsubishi Engines

    10 GMT Engines

    11 Doxford Engines

    12 Götaverken Engines

    13 Medium-Speed Engines

    14 SEMT Pielstick Engines

    15 MAN Four-Stroke Engines

    16 Stork Werkspoor Engines

    17 Sulzer Four-Stroke Engines

    18 GMT Engines

    19 MaK Engines

    20 Deutz Engines

    21 Mirrlees Blackstone Engines

    22 The Rest of the Field

    23 High-Speed Engines and Auxiliaries

    24 Fuels and Fuel Chemistry

    25 Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance

    26 Significant Operating Problems

    27 Engine Installation

    28 Materials


Product details

  • No. of pages: 606
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1984
  • Published: January 1, 1984
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102580

About the Authors

C. T. Wilbur

D. A. Wight

About the Editor

Marine Propulsion

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