Exhaust Gas Turbocharging System
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Exhaust Gas Turbocharging System

Construction:- The sketch shows a typical turbocharger fitted in large slow speed engines. The main parts are the turbine rotor with blades and the impeller mounted on a common shafted enclosed in a volute casing. The exhaust gas enters the water-cooled turbine casing through a grid, which prevents any broken pieces of piston ring from…

Tie Rods
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Tie Rods

What are Tie Rods and its Function?For better understanding the use of tie rods and tie bolts let us first understand what is happening inside the cylinder of an IC Engine. The processes that take place inside an IC engine are Suction, Compression, Expansion, Exhaust. Do refer to this article for further information if needed….

Oily Water Separator
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Oily Water Separator

Oily Water Separator (OWS) is of utmost importance on board ship. They are used to separate oil from oily wastewater I.e., bilge water before discharging this wastewater into the environment. These waste discharge water must comply with the requirements laid out in Marpol 73/78. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published regulations through the Marine…

Generation of Fresh Water Onboard
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Generation of Fresh Water Onboard

Fresh water is required for domestic purpose, cooling intricate spaces. Although costly, freshwater cooling doesn’t lead to corrosion. The generation of fresh water onboard uses two things which are available in abundance onboard- Heat and Seawater. The generation of fresh water onboard takes place in two ways:- Distillation Osmotic de-salinators Freshwater generator (also called evaporator…

Processes that take place in an IC Engine
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Processes that take place in an IC Engine

The following processes take place during one cycle of an Internal Combustion Engine. Suction Compression Expansion Exhaust Suction:- The charge which is usually a mixture of air and fuel is drawn into the engine during suction. Due to the downward movement of the piston, the charge is taken inside the engine because the pressure inside…