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Introduction to Marine Engineering
 
 

Introduction to Marine Engineering, 2nd Edition

 
Introduction to Marine Engineering, 2nd Edition,D A Taylor,ISBN9780750625302
 
 
 

  

Butterworth-Heinemann

9780750625302

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234 X 156

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Description

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.

Readership

Student and sea-going marine engineers, deck officers and ship operators and managers.

D A Taylor

Introduction to Marine Engineering, 2nd Edition

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

Quotes and reviews

"Deals comprehensively with all aspects of a ship's machinery from propulsion and steering to deck machinery and electrical equipment. The scope of the book amply covers the level required for the Class 3 and 4 Engineer's Certificates of Competency." Offshore Engineer, October 2004
 
 
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