Lamb’s Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines

Lamb’s Questions and Answers on Marine Diesel Engines

Lamb's Question Answer on Marine Diesel Engine

Lamb’s Questions and Answers on the Marine Diesel Engine is a detailed reference book for Marine Engineers and all interested in working knowledge of the marine diesel engine. This newly revised 8th edition has been completely rewritten. New coverage covers super-long-and slow-speed engines and a new generation of medium-speed engines that burn lower-quality fuels. New fuel treatment purifier systems and testing of fuel and lubricating oils on board the ship are also discussed.

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  • This Marine Diesel Engine is in its eighth revised edition and has been updated to ensure that the material is up-to-date. The ideals and precepts of the late John Lamb are considered and observed. It was these precepts of John Lamb that contributed to the success of the novel. The eighth edition includes new chapters detailing topics such as high-powered two-stroke engines, how welding is used in the manufacture of engine components and how to reduce thermal stress.

The book is detailed and covers almost all the topics needed to understand marine diesel engines. The book explains the importance of heat in engineering research, the concepts behind internal combustion engines, the importance of fuels and lubricants, cooling systems, lubrication systems and heat exchangers.

The book also discusses the different parts and functions of marine engines. Air storage tanks and air compressors are also dealt with in the novel. Details on stability and vibration, various instrumentation and control methods, as well as safety measures, is included in the book.

Lamb’s Questions and Answers on the Marine Diesel Engine was published in 1990 by Butterworth-Heinemann. The eighth revised edition is available in hardcover form.

Key Features

● Lamb’s Questions and Answers on the Marine Diesel Engine is the ideal reference and guidance for marine engineers.

● The book explains themes in depth, making it easy for beginners to understand the subject.

About the Author

Stanley G. Christensen is the author of the 8th edition of Lamb’s Questions and Answers on the Marine Diesel Engine. He was a silver medalist at the Institute of Marine Engineers. He was a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and an associate professor at the US Merchant Marine Academy, New York.

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Publisher – Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication date – 19 Apr 1990

Language – English

Product Dimensions – 15.6 x 3 x 23.4 cm

Book length 544

ISBN-10 = 0852643071

ISBN-13 = 978-0852643075

Best Sellers Rank = 665218


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