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Diesel Installation

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Diesel Installation

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Part Number: FIT0069

Edition: No

ISBN: 9781845494858

Publisher: Arima Publishing

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This book by Don Seddon explains in an easy to read format how the components of an engine installation work, how to calculate the sizes and how to install them. Formulae and graphs are included to assist in component selection. The book is based on the writers experience as a recreational sailor for 35 years, a commercial yacht skipper for 12 years and as a chartered mechanical engineer and is a natural follow up to his book Diesel Troubleshooter. Subjects included; Engine / prop selection for yachts, canal boats and motor boats /Space and insulation in engine housing /Design of bearers and flexible mounts including calculation of forces and alignment /Engine control systems /Fuel tank and system design, function and position of components /Domestic water heating /Engine and gearbox lubrication /Avoiding damage by electrolysis /Safety when installing and operating the engine /Gearbox types and/layouts/Types of shafts, couplings, seals and bearings, calculation of shaft sizes /Types of rope cutters /Air supply requirements including derating graph for high humidity and temperature /Air and water cooling systems /Wet and dry exhaust systems /Electrical systems, battery requirements, wire sizes and terminations /Alternator selection and function /Electrolysis.

Publisher: Arima Publishing
ISBN: 9781845494858