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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a136185.pdf


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