Lectures

Merchant ship air conditioning system

Single duct system is the most common for merchant ship in terms of use as This is the system where only one air duct leads from central air conditioning [...]

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 [...]
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