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
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