Withdrawal of Propeller shaft, survey and assembly

Withdrawal of Propeller  shaft, survey and assembly propeller shaft Withdrawal,survey assembly propeller shaft Withdrawal,survey assembly .All large  single screw  ocean  going  ships   have   solid flanged  propeller  shafts, which  necessitates  the  withdrawal  of  the  shaft  within  the  machinery    The  Rudder is  ;positioned  just  behind  the  propeller and  hence  prevents  the  outward  withdrawal  of  the  shaft…

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Ship Windlass

Ship Windlass WINDLASS Windlass seating:- The forces  acting  on  the  windlass when  the  ship  is  anchored  is  much  more  than  the  mass  of  the  windlass  and  hence has  to  be  specially  strengthened ,  the  details  of  which  are  as  described  under  and  illustrated  by  sketch below The  deck plating  at  forecastle  and  main deck  in …

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Ship Anchor – Complete Information

Ship Anchor – Complete Information Introduction The  anchoring  equipment of  a  ship  comprises  the  anchor, anchor  chain  and  the  windlass. The  anchoring  equipment  as required herewith  is  intended for  temporary   mooring  of  a  ship  within  a  harbour  or  sheltered  area when  the  ship  is  awaiting  berth, tide etc. The  modern ship’s anchor  is  called  ‘Stock-less …

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Mechanical/Hydraulic Governors -Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine?

Why fly weights are driven at a higher rotational speed than the engine? * Fly weight equipped governors work on centrifugal force. The centrifugal force acts upwards and the spring force acts downwards. * This difference between the spring and the fly weights is called the governor effect, which is responsible for moving the pilot…

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