Marine Engineering

Brushless Alternator Routine Maintenance

Brushless Alternator routine maintenance are carried out by electrical officer on board weekly .Brushless alternators are required to be maintained ...
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Lubrication in engines

Lubrication of Marine Slow Speed Crosshead Engines

This involves three distinctive areasCrankcase lubrication – SAE 40 (Low BN)Cylinder lubrication – SAE 50 (High BN)Lubrication of Turbocharger, Hydraulic ...
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Engine Air starting system

Engine Air Starting System and its Safeties and Methods

How Air Starting System Works Assume Engine stops and air from receiver opens.Air passes to an automatic valve which remains ...
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main engine cooling

How Marine Engine distant parts Cooling is done

The cooling of marine diesel engine covers for distant areas are - Jacket and cylinder head cooling Piston cooling Charge ...
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uptake fire types

What is Uptake fire: Reason and its different Types

Uptakes are passages through the engine room funnel which allows exhaust gases from -Main engineBoilerAuxiliary engineIncineratorThe exhaust gas boiler consists ...
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Pulse type turbocharign

Pulse-type Turbocharging system and its Advantages and Disadvantages

In Pulse-type Turbocharging system, it makes full use of the high pressure and temperature of the exhaust gas during the ...
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constant pressure turbocharging

What is Turbocharging of Engine and its different types

Turbocharging is a concept in which the engine uses its own exhaust gas to generate compressed scavenge air for the ...
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Scavenging process

What is Scavenging Process, Stages and its different types

In two-stroke engines, the cycle is completed in one revolution of the crankshaft, so the gas exchange process at the ...
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How to change over Duplex Filter in Auxiliary Engine

Fuel oil filters and lubricating oil filters have very important roles as they remove foreign matters or sludge in oil ...
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scavenge fire

Causes of Scavenge fire and what action to be taken

What are the causes of Scavenge Fire Excessive wear of the linerThe piston rings wear outBroken piston rings or rings ...
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