The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If itas on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, itas covered in Boatowneras Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, inverters, battery chargers , wind and water generators, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, and roller reefingBiofuels are a particular problem with marine gasoline engines, which are not a topic covered in this book. ... its way into the U.S. marketplace (driven by the Renewable Fuel Standard passed by Congress in 2005; this act needs to be amended or repealed). ... Testing by the ABYC, Mercury Marine, Volvo Penta, and others has demonstrated that isobutanol, a naturally occurring alcohol that is derivedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2015-07-03|