ISBN-10:
0750625309
ISBN-13:
9780750625302
Pub. Date:
12/01/1996
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Introduction To Marine Engineering / Edition 2

Introduction To Marine Engineering / Edition 2

by D A Taylor, Taylor
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Overview

This second edition deals comprehensively with all aspects of a ship's machinery from propulsion and steering to deck machinery and electrical equipment with a strong emphasis upon correct and safe procedures.

Material has been added and revised to reflect the greater weight now being placed upon the cost-effective operation of ships; in terms of greater equipment reliability, more fuel-efficient engines, the ever-increasing shift towards automatically operated machinery, and the need for fewer engineering crew. This is an invaluable guide for professionals but equally covers the requirements for Class 4 and Class 3 Engineer's Certificates of Competency, the first two years of the Engineer Cadet Training Scheme, and the Engineering Knowledge syllabus for the Master's Certificate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750625302
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/01/1996
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 388
Sales rank: 572,597
Product dimensions: 0.79(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Ships and machinery; Diesel engines; Steam turbines and gearing; Boilers; Feed systems; Pumps and pumping systems; Auxiliaries; Fuel oils, lubricating oils and their treatment; Refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation; Deck machinery and hull equipment; Shafting and propellers; Steering gear; Fire-fighting and safety; Electrical equipment; Instrumentation and control; Engineering materials; Watchkeeping and equipment operation; Appendix (SI units, engineering terms, power measurement, fuel estimation, engineering drawings); Index

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