TITLE

Start Your Engines

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Dave
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of measuring the rejected heat rate of a diesel engine for a U.S. Navy ship. The ship had been designed to a rejected heat rate of 4 million British thermal unit per hour (Btuh) from each of the ship's four engines. The author measured a total of 2.75 million Btuh heat production from the engine, less than the 4 million Btuh specified by its manufacturer. As a result, a fifth engine was installed in every ship.
ACCESSION #
25080147

 

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