Difference Between Crosshead And Trunk Type Piston engine

Difference between Crosshead and Trunk type Piston engine Difference between crosshead and trunk type Piston engine are as follows :- Crosshead Type Engine 1.Crosshead has connecting rod...

Calculated Carbon Aromaticity Index (CCAI )

CCAI What is CCAI ? CCAI is the ratio of the fuel which indicates ignition quality because ignition directly depends on the Aromatic Content in the...

Causes, effects and prevention of over-run turbocharger

Causes, effects and prevention of over-run turbocharger What's over run of turbocharger means. Or What is turbocharger over running? Let us start about causes, effects and prevention...

What is the cetane number

What is the cetane number ? Cetane Number are nothing but the indicator of performance of engine and combustion process. Or, It is an index of...

Stresses on moving parts of main diesel engine

Explain briefly how the different moving parts of a main engine are subjected to various stresses. Name the stresses and justify by stating how they...

Advantage of Alpha Cylinder Lubrication

Advantage of Alpha Cylinder Lubrication The main advantage of MAN B&W Alpha Cylinder Lubrication System compared with conventional mechanical lubricator are :- ● Improved Injection Timing ●Increased Doses...

Gudgeon pin

What is Gudgeon Pin ? A gudgeon pin in the Piston skirt performs the crosshead function in trunk Piston engine. The Pin is made of steel...

Vibration in diesel engine

Vibration in diesel engine Vibrations in diesel engine are most complex as magnitude and direction of forces creating the vibrations vary throughout one revolution. Mathematical approach...

Scavenging and Turbocharging

Scavenging and turbocharging Scavenging and turbocharging is one of the most important topic of Diesel Engine. Here you get all types of questions related scavenging and...

Journal Bearing – Types, Lubrication, Uses, Diagrams

Bearings are used to reduce friction and prevent damage of  working surfaces. In this article we are goin to learn about Journal...