Consulting editor Norman Friedman. This volume reflects broad themes such as types of warfare or aspects of equipment, which cross many ship types.The large intelligence-collection ship Urals (SSV-33, Nato code-name Kapusta) has a four-shaft CONAS (combined nuclear and ... Diesel engines Overall, the much better combustion efficiency of a diesel more than makes up for the greater mechanical ... then rises to compress it, then makes a single (downward) power stroke, then rises to expel the burnt air from the cylinder. ... This problem was far less important for merchant ships, which could accommodate much taller engines .
|Title||:||Navies in the Nuclear Age|
|Publisher||:||Naval Inst Press - 1993-01|