Systems On Engine – Part 3

Fuel Oil System: Very low-grade fuels are used on Marine Diesel Engines (which are available at low cost) to reduce the fuel cost. These Fuels contain impurities in the form of water and sediments and hence, they are to be purified before spending to the engines. The fuels used are of very high viscosity up to 700... Continue Reading →

Systems On Engine Part – 2

Lubricating oil System: There are a number of components on the engine (like crank pin bearing, crankshaft bearings, camshaft bearings, various moving components etc) which are to be constantly lubricated. Most of the bearings are made of white metal and any failure of the lube oil system will damage the bearings. The lube oil system on... Continue Reading →

Systems On Engine Part – 1

Any diesel engine will have the following systems which are essentially required: Cooling System Lubricating oil system Fuel Oil System Exhaust System Starting System. Let's straight dive into understanding how cooling system works. Fresh Water Cooling System: The cylinder jackets of the engine are cooled by fresh water (sea water is not used since it is corrosive)... Continue Reading →

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