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
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE