engine lubrication, accumulation pressure test of boiler
Shipping Industry

Internal Combustion Engines Nomenclature, Performance Parameters and Power Ratings

Know about all the engine performance parameters like IHP, BHP Volumetric Efficiency and also about MCR, astern output etc. These are the basic terms that you need to know when you are studying the Internal Combustion Engine. Internal Combustion Engines Nomenclature Cylinder Bore (d) – The nominal inner diameter of the working cylinder is called […]

Overspeed Trip
Shipping Industry

What is Overspeed Trip, its types and how it works

An overspeed trip is required to ensure that fuel supply will be cut off from engine if its speed exceeds the predetermined value. Over speeding will result if there is ·        Sudden removal engine load such as propeller coming out of water in rough weather, failure of clutch, fracture in a drive shaft of engine. ·        Stuck fuel control shaft. Any trip […]

Shipping Industry

Properties and Specifications of LSHFO, MDO, and HFO used for Main Engine, and Auxiliary Engine

Read about fuel Oil Specifications like LSHFO, MDO, and HFO for Main Engine, and Auxiliary Engine Used on Ship. These are particular for a ship and are intended only to give certain ideas about fuel oil quality. Some other ships might have different value for it, but the properties and features which are used for […]

oil mist detector
marine electrical Marine Engines Shipping Industry

Oil Mist Detector Alarm: Actions to be taken and what to do or not

Oil Mist Detector is equipment which monitors the environment inside a crankcase space of an internal combustion engine and thus tells the engineer, in case of formation of any type of explosive vapors occurring in the crankcase of engine. This is a preventive step avoiding crankcase explosion taking place. Here is the step by step procedure, to be followed in […]