Accession Number : ADA136185
Title : Preliminary Design of an Alternative Fuels Combined Cycle Propulsion Plant for Naval Ship Applications.
Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,
Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
Personal Author(s) : Burgamy,K S
PDF Url : ADA136185
Report Date : Jun 1981
Pagination or Media Count : 90
Abstract : Increasing prices and decreasing supplies of fuel oil has created a need for highly efficient ship propulsion systems capable of utilizing fuels other than oil. The purpose of this thesis is to perform a preliminary design of a combined cycle propulsion plant equipped with a multi-fuels combustor capable of burning coal or oil.
Descriptors : *Naval vessels, *Propulsion systems, *Coal, Brayton cycle, Rankine cycle, Operational effectiveness, Power engineering, Thermodynamics, Combustion, Combustors, Fuels, Theses
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Combustion and Ignition
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE