With high temperature, heavy noises and continues vibration, an engine room is not a very suitable place to work in. But ask any senior marine engineer and he would explain the difference between theory and practice with the working in E.C.R to getting real knowledge working dirty in the engine room. Every marine engineer on … Read more Things You Must Know About Engine Room !
One of the most common questions in Interview and discussions; “What are the difference between two and four stroke Marine Diesel Engine”? We all heard about it, we all learn about it. Yet at the time of necessity we always forget one or two main points to say. So to brush up your knowledge and … Read more Difference Between two and four stroke Marine Diesel Engine
A centrifugal pump is one of the simplest installations of any plant / Engine room. Its purpose is to first convert the energy of the primary motor / prime mover (electric motor or turbine) to velocity or kinetic energy, then into the pressure energy of the pumped liquid. Here the energy changes occur under two … Read more Centrifugal Pump Problem Checklist and Causes.
What do you understand by term Purifier? As the term itself suggest Purifier is an instrument or equipment that purifies something. Now-a-days due to increase of pollutant in air; our air is becoming polluted and to counter the problem of air pollution, few cities are installing Air Purifier. Home are also buying small air purifier … Read more Purifier Basic Principle and Working!
Watch keeping in Emergencies. A. Sight of Ice 1) All ice dangerous to navigation and should be reported to Master. 2) The Officer On Watch (OOW) should alter the course away from the immediate danger. Actions to be taken : 1) Plot the position of the ice, observe and note description. 2) Estimate size of … Read more Watch keeping during Emergencies.
Marine pumps can be used for for cooling, Fuel Oil transfer, Lube Oil transfer, F.O. and F.S. cargo pumping, cargo stripping, Hydrophore tank unit, fresh water generator, oil water separator, incinerator, sewage treatment unit, ballast, circulating, general service(G/S) Fire fighting, boiler feed water, condensate water, fresh(drinking) water, sanitary water, Sludge and bilge,, and so on. Pumps … Read more Types of Pumps On Ship.
A cylinder relief valve is provided for each cylinder of two and four stroke marine engine; which protects the cylinder head from the resulting combustion force. The valve operates as the cylinder pressure exceeds of its safe operating limit. The valve opens to provide the excess pressure inside the combustion chamber to escape out. The … Read more Cylinder Relief Valve: Construction, Working and Overhaul.
UV Sterilizer is widely used on board ship as an disinfectant to treat drinking water. On board ship Fresh water is used for the most part by huge boilers, running machinery and crew every day. On an average the crew consumes about 69 litres/day/person and in case of passenger ships, 222 liter/day/person. Ship takes only … Read more UV Sterilizer used On-Board Ship