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  • Fatigue strength

    The strength against crack initiation under dynamic loads during operation.

  • Feed check valve

    A boiler feed water supply valve which is non-return but can be also regulated.

  • Feed heater

    A heat exchanger which increases the temperature of boiler feed water, usually by using some form of waste, or...

  • Feed water

    Distilled water supplied to a boiler, usually by high-pressure pump (feed pump), to compensate for water lost by...

  • Feed water treatment

    The process of adding various chemicals to the feed water system and then testing samples of boiler water with...

  • Feeder service

    Cargo to/from regional ports is transferred to/from a central hub port for a long-haul ocean voyage.

  • Feeler gauge

    A thin metal strip of a particular thickness, with the value marked upon it. It is used for the precise measurement...

  • Fender

    A resilient device built into (permanent fender) or hung over the sides to prevent the shell plating from rubbing...

  • FERRIES

    The term “ferry” originally described a vessel carrying passengers or cargo on short trips across rivers or harbours...

  • Field development ship SAIBOS

    Mutli-purpose crane and pipe laying ship SAIBOS is a dynamically positioned vessel designed to meet the requirements...

  • Field of vision

    Angular size of the scene that can be observed from a position on the ship's bridge.

  • Filler metal

    The metal or alloy added in making a welded, brazed, or soldered joint.

  • Fillet

    A rounded corner created at an inside angle of a structure or casting.

  • Film

    Continuous coating made by the application of one or more coats onto the surface. A “wet film” is the one that...

  • Film thickness

    The thickness of the paint or paint system.

  • Filter

    A device used for mechanical separation of solid contaminants from a liquid or a gas. Fine mesh filters are used...

  • Filter with back flushing

    A filter with an automatic cleaning function. Back flashing is carried out by reversing the fuel flow to remove...

  • Filtration

    Filtration can be defined as the process of collecting solid particles from a fluid by passing the fluid through...

  • Finite element

    A small part of a large continuous structure which is investigated with regards to its loading. Displacements...

  • Finite element method (FEM)

    The method of analysis of ship structures developed in 1960s. This allows to apply loads in the most realistic...

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