Marine Engineering

Marine Engineering –

marine engineering is a branch of study that deals with the development, design, production, and maintenance of the equipment used at sea & onboard sea vessels eg. boats, ships, etc.

Engine speed sensor

Crankshaft speed sensor position, function and repair guide

Crankshaft speed sensors, also called speed sensors, are used to measure crankshaft speed; determine the position of the crankshaft (or even the position of the engine cylinder). The rotational speed is calculated by the time period of the sensor signals, following the passage of the gear teeth. The signal of the rotational speed sensor is …

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How to overhaul Marine Air compressor

Easy Steps To Overhaul V-type Marine Air compressor

Marine Air compressor is used onboard vessels to compress air for engine starting, engine control air usage, cleaning, blowing downline cargo contents in tanker ship, etc. This device is mainly handled by 4th or 3rd engineer officer. They are to see to its smooth operation and maintenance. Also, SEE; 4th Engineer Duties and Responsibilities On this …

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10 Main Reasons For High Exhaust Gas temperature In Marine Diesel engines

Exhaust gas temperature naturally is high, since it’s a product of combusted fuel. Depends on the engine design and metal strength, the manufacturer always specify limits or rang of the exhaust gas temperature outlet. The limitations could be ranging from 300 – 500 maximum while on load. Without load could be between 100 – 250 …

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Engine Crankcase explosion

Cause of an engine crankcase and piston Explosion

As a mechanical engineer fresher or professional, you may be wondering; what is the real cause of an engine crankcase and piston explosion? Well, on this article, we will discuss more on things that could get your marine diesel engine piston, crankcase and connecting rod instant damage. It’s quite understood, no marine engineer wish to …

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Guide On How To Take Crankshaft Deflection

Keeping regards of your marine engineer crankshaft deflection is very necessary. It helps you to determine when your engine crankshaft deflects to either positive or negative. In this article, we will like to discuss shortly on what crankshaft is all about, why do will really need it and as well learn proper ways to take …

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