Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine – Types, Advantage & Use

Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine and its types

Understanding scavenging requires us to understand why we need scavenging in the first place. We knew that an adequate amount of oxygen is required to start and sustain any combustion. Now since air contains 21% of oxygen; something engine needs in large amounts to burn fuels. Oxygen in the form of fresh air is taken … Read more

What’s the need to change Injection Timing? – Variable Injection Timing

Variable injection timing

Have you wondered, whats is the use for variable injection timing or “VIT” if we always learn and told to avoid early and late ignition ! Why am i asking this question? Variable injection timing is a process to alter ignition timing early or late for affecting engine performance. We all know early ignition can … Read more

Marine Diesel Engine – Parts And Functions

Marine Diesel Engine

A Marine diesel engine consists of many working parts. Even different components make few modification in its design but their function remains the same. Each component has a definite function and location in its working. Chances are, you already know something about them even more for few; you already be used to reassembling them in … Read more

Starting Air System in Marine Diesel Engine

starting air system

You have heard the term “Air starting system”; but don’t know what it is? Well, the Starting air system uses compressed air to start the main engine. Compressed air is inserted into various cylinders in a proper sequence to provide the initial torque; required to overcome the inertia of reciprocating parts. Normally, compressed air at … Read more