Engineering & Technology / Architecture , Engineering & Technology / Modern Marine Engineering by A C Hardy A C Hardy                      Caxton Publishing: Sept 1948 reprint of the March 1948 first edition set of three volumes : dark green   leatherette hard covers: gold lettering to spine: embossed insignia to front: vol 1, 224 pages: vol 2, 239 pages: vol 3, 204 pages including index: b/w illustrations and detailed diagrams throughout. Synopsis; an in-depth and comprehensive survey of the development, fabrication and use of the marine  engine up to 1948, with emphasis on   the generation of power, differing methods of raising steam, fuels, heat values, direct and indirect drives, employment and manufacturing of gears.Covers the following subjects- Machinery space or engine room, Engine room  auxiliaries, Heat and work, Types of  steam and internal  combustion machinery, The marine steam turbine, Arrangement of turbines, Typical reaction turbine installations, Typical impulse turbine installations, Typical turbo electric installations, Trial trip and performance results, Marine steam reciprocating engine, Types of reciprocating  engines, Trial trips and performance results, The production of power for auxiliaries, Pumps and their uses,  The handling of  water and oil on board ship,  The ship’s workshop, Marine fuels, Methods of burning coal and oil, Generation of Steam, The Marine cylindrical or Scotch boiler, The water tube boiler, Forced circulation forced compression and super pressure boilers, Auxiliary and exhaust gas boilers, Propellers and propulsion, Paddle propulsion, The marine internal combustion engine, Operating  cycles and fundamental types , Commercial I C. four- cycle engines and  two- cycle marine I. C.  engines, The efficiency of the oil engines, Methods of internal  combustion engine transmission, Electricity and deck  auxiliaries  in the steam and motor ship, The steering, refrigeration,  the  all- electric, turbo- electric, and diesel- electric ship, The  electro -magnetic slip coupling, Electric storage batteries, The gas-engine ship, valves  and valve gear, Measurement of machinery spaces, Typical small craft machinery lay -out, Measurement and recording of power, Transmission of power by gears, The engineer on the bridge, The gas turbine, The family tree  of  ship types and ship propulsion systems, The world’s principal marine engine plants, Index. 
Condition: very clean and good overall. PLEASE NOTE THE THREE VOLUMES ARE SOLD TOGETHER. PLEASE E-MAIL OR TELEPHONE FOR SHIPPING COSTS. 
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  • Book Title: Modern Marine Engineering
  • Author: A C Hardy
  • ISBN: mw0223
  • Publisher: Caxton
  • Year Published: Sept 1948
  • Our Normal Price: £44.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Caxton Publishing: Sept 1948 reprint of the March 1948 first edition set of three volumes : dark green leatherette hard covers: gold lettering to spine: embossed insignia to front: vol 1, 224 pages: vol 2, 239 pages: vol 3, 204 pages including index: b/w illustrations and detailed diagrams throughout. Synopsis; an in-depth and comprehensive survey of the development, fabrication and use of the marine engine up to 1948, with emphasis on the generation of power, differing methods of raising steam, fuels, heat values, direct and indirect drives, employment and manufacturing of gears.Covers the following subjects- Machinery space or engine room, Engine room auxiliaries, Heat and work, Types of steam and internal combustion machinery, The marine steam turbine, Arrangement of turbines, Typical reaction turbine installations, Typical impulse turbine installations, Typical turbo electric installations, Trial trip and performance results, Marine steam reciprocating engine, Types of reciprocating engines, Trial trips and performance results, The production of power for auxiliaries, Pumps and their uses, The handling of water and oil on board ship, The ship’s workshop, Marine fuels, Methods of burning coal and oil, Generation of Steam, The Marine cylindrical or Scotch boiler, The water tube boiler, Forced circulation forced compression and super pressure boilers, Auxiliary and exhaust gas boilers, Propellers and propulsion, Paddle propulsion, The marine internal combustion engine, Operating cycles and fundamental types , Commercial I C. four- cycle engines and two- cycle marine I. C. engines, The efficiency of the oil engines, Methods of internal combustion engine transmission, Electricity and deck auxiliaries in the steam and motor ship, The steering, refrigeration, the all- electric, turbo- electric, and diesel- electric ship, The electro -magnetic slip coupling, Electric storage batteries, The gas-engine ship, valves and valve gear, Measurement of machinery spaces, Typical small craft machinery lay -out, Measurement and recording of power, Transmission of power by gears, The engineer on the bridge, The gas turbine, The family tree of ship types and ship propulsion systems, The world’s principal marine engine plants, Index. Condition: very clean and good overall. PLEASE NOTE THE THREE VOLUMES ARE SOLD TOGETHER. PLEASE E-MAIL OR TELEPHONE FOR SHIPPING COSTS.
  • Condition: Collectable- Very Good
  • Dustcover: No
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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