Monday, April 26, 2010

Turning gear


In the name of Allah who is the most beneficient and merciful

The turning gear is a mechanism turn a diesel engine. It consists of a reversible electric motor which drives a worm gear which is connected with the toothed flywheel. The motor’s drive moves the flywheel thus turning the large diesel engine in the desired direction.

A slow speed drive of the electrical motor provides positioning of the engine parts for overhauling.

The turning gear is also used to turn the engine one or two revoltions prior to starting. This is safety checks to ensure that the engine is free to turn and that no water has collected in the cylinders. The indicators cocks must always be open when the turning gear is operated.

WRITTEN BY : S/C ZEESHAN AHMED
LECTURED BY: CH. ENGR. YASEEN SAHAB
DATE: 23/OCT/2009
TIME: 11:17 AM
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