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marinediesels.co.uk deals with the construction, operation, running and maintenance of large slow speed two stroke crosshead diesel engines such as Sulzer, MAN B&W and Mitsubishi, and medium speed four stroke trunk piston diesel engines such as Wartsila, Pielstick, Sulzer, MAK etc., as found in the majority of ocean going merchant vessels. Learn about problems which can be encountered such as scavenge fires and crankcase explosions, and how to prevent them. Find out how the engine power is calculated using the Mean Indicated Pressure, discover how the engine starts using compressed air and how Turbocharging works.

 

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marinediesels.co.uk is constructed, maintained and operated by an ex sea going Marine Engineer who is a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and a senior lecturer at a UK Maritime Academy teaching Motor Engineering Knowledge to Chief Engineer and Degree Level.

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