Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages are descriptions of every operating component aboard a fleet boat. Main Propulsion Diesels examines the submarineAis power plant in detail, from starting and control systems to fuel and exhaust, and cooling and lubrication systems. Originally classified AiRestrictedAi, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.Before World War II, these engines were used abnost exclusively on submarines With the expansion of the Navy, however, these ena gines have also been used on destroyer escorts ... The principal differences are in the size and design of the parts, methods of construction, and type of metals used. ... This is an B-cylinder, in-line, 2-cycle, air shorting engine, rated at 300 kw generator output at 1200 rpm.
|Title||:||The Fleet Type Submarine Main Propulsion Diesels Manual|
|Author||:||United States Navy|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-09-01|