Crankcase Explosion

Crankcase Explosion Crankcase explosion, starting air line explosion and explosion in scavenge spaces is more dangerous and...

Scavenge Fire: Causes, Preventions, Indications and Actions Taken

Scavenge fire,one of the most common causes for a fire in the engine room of ship.Scavenge fire...

What is a Cetane Number | Importance of Cetane Number

Cetane may be a familiar name to many diesel equipment owners, but its entire meaning is unclear. Even if cetane isn't always...

Mean Piston Speed

What is Mean Piston Speed ? The mean piston speed is the average speed of piston in the reciprocating...

Safety Devices of All marine Equipment

Safety Devices of all Marine Equipment used on board are mentioned here. What is Safety Device ? A safety device is a piece of...

Calculated Carbon Aromaticity Index (CCAI )

CCAI What is CCAI ? CCAI is the ratio of the fuel which indicates ignition quality because ignition directly depends on the Aromatic Content in the...

cylinder liner calibration

cylinder liner calibration Cylinder Liners are gauged internally at the interval of 1600p- 18000 hours generally. Thorough,Inspection is carried out immediately after removal of piston to...

Causes, effects and prevention of over-run turbocharger

Causes, effects and prevention of over-run turbocharger What's over run of turbocharger means. Or What is turbocharger over running? Let us start about causes, effects and prevention...

Stresses on moving parts of main diesel engine

Explain briefly how the different moving parts of a main engine are subjected to various stresses. Name the stresses and justify by stating how they...

Main Engine Safety Devices

Main Engine Safety devices The main engine safety devices are provided in the system...