Magnetohydrodynamics is the study of the magnetic properties and behaviour of electrically conducting fluids.
Magnitude or size of a mathematical object is a property which determines whether the object is larger or smaller than other objects of the same kind.
Magnox is a type of nuclear power/production reactor that was designed to run on natural uranium with graphite as the moderator and carbon dioxide gas as the heat exchange coolant.
The Magnus effect is an observable phenomenon that is commonly associated with a spinning object moving through air or another fluid.
The first voyage of a new ship after handing over to the owner.
This system supplies lubricating oil to the engine bearings, and cooling oil to the pistons.
The space in which the main source of electrical power is situated, (acc. to SOLAS Chapter II-1, Part A).
The total power supplied by the prime movers installed to provide propulsion.
A source intended to supply electrical power to the main switchboard for distribution to all services necessary for maintaining the ship in normal operational and habitable condition, (acc. to SOLAS, Chapter II-1, Part A).
These sections into which the hull, superstructure, and deckhouses are divided by “A” class divisions, the mean length of which on any deck does not in general exceed 40 m, (SOLAS).
It is the form of electrical power that is delivered to homes and businesses through electrical infrastructure in many parts of the world.
The ability to carry out rapid and effective system restoration to keep the equipment at a specified level of performance.
The technical meaning of maintenance involves functional checks, servicing, repairing or replacing of necessary devices, equipment, machinery, building infrastructure, and supporting utilities in industrial, business, and residential installations.
An agreement working towards shared goals that are measured by defined Performance Indicators.
The costs incurred in keeping equipment in an operational condition.
Classed ships are submitted to surveys for the maintenance of class, confirmation, or renewal of their term.
Maintenance of specific equipment requires special tools. Some of them are supplied with the equipment and others are available through service stations or for direct purchase by the customer.
Any action carried out to return or restore an item to an acceptable standard.
Deformation or rupture of a cargo tank, usually due to overpressurisation or underpressurisation.
A special shackle used to connect a wire mooring line to a synthetic tail.