As the largest user of Diesel engines in the world the Navy Department is greatly concerned in solving the problems involved in crankcase explosions, and providing adequate means to minimize the hazard to personnel and equipment. The general problem is stated in the paper, and the test work being undertaken by the author’s branch is described. Results are given and recommendations for adequate pressure-relief arrangements.
Issue Section:Research Papers
Topics:Damage, Diesel engines, Explosions, Hazards, Navy, Pressure
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