Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780408011365, 9781483102580

Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines

6th Edition

Authors: C. T. Wilbur D. A. Wight
Editors: Marine Propulsion
eBook ISBN: 9781483102580
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1984
Page Count: 606
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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



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C. T. Wilbur

D. A. Wight

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Marine Propulsion

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