Lectures

PTO-PTI Concepts

A definition of PTO is a power take-off from propulsion system to power pumps, compressors, generators, propellers in case of direct acting propulsion system [...]

Heat exchangers

Heat transfer occurs through radiation, conduction and convention. Conduction and convention occurs in the area of materials contact. Flow – [...]

Speed Droop

Definition of droop is a decrease in speed setting at the load increases. It is a percentage of the original speed setting from no load to full load. The [...]

Paint preparation and painting. Cadet guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide easy and practical support of efficient process of paint application.   Evaluate the condition of the [...]

Aluminium corrosion

Pure aluminium (Al) is a soft, easily shaped metal with low strength. It is characterized by low weight, excellent corrosion resistance and good electrical [...]

Gas turbine washing procedure – pure experience

The state of the four-stroke engine turbocharger plays a decisive role for long-term warranty of the full engine output and reliability under all operating [...]

Lloyds survey checklist

ANNUAL SURVEY - INTERMEDIATE SURVEY - DOCKING SURVEY - IN-WATER SURVEY - 1. GENERAL (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS) 1.1 Have [...]

Emissions

Since we have MARPOL Annex VI manufacturers are working hard to reduce engine emission limits to contemporary standards. When a mixture of Fuel oil, [...]
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