Navies in the Nuclear Age

Navies in the Nuclear Age

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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
Author:Norman Friedman
Publisher:Naval Inst Press - 1993-01


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