The Diesel Engines: for Ship Propulsion and Power Plants
by Kuiken, Kees
3rd ed. A three-volume book on diesel engines intended for all who work with diesel engines for maritime propulsion and power generation. Volume I covers history, standard figurations, fuel-delivery systems, lubrication, air supply, speed control, noise, vibration, and main uses. Volume II covers ship propulsion, transmissions, manufacturers, emission issues, fuel calculation, auxiliary systems, reconditioning, casting and forging engine parts, propellers, regulations, and more. Volume III covers operation and maintenance. Excellent photographs.