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  • Fire pumps

    Usually centrifugal pumps with flat or very shallow head/capacity curves.

  • Fire patrol

    An inspection through the vessel carried out by a crewmember on the watch at certain intervals so that an outbreak...

  • Fire monitor

    Fixed foam/powder/water cannon shooting fire-extinguishing agents on the tank deck, manifold etc.

  • Fire main

    A sea water supply system for fire hydrants. It consists of sea inlets, suction piping, fire pumps and a distributed...

  • Fire divisions

    “A” class divisions – Bulkheads and decks constructed of steel or other equivalent material, suitably stiffened...

  • Fire detector

    A device which can detect a fire, and provide a signal to an alarm circuit. Fire detectors can be operated by smoke...

  • Fire Control Plan

    A plan providing crucial information for rapid and efficient action of the vessel’s crew during a fire.

  • Fire

    Fire is the result of a combination of three factors; a substance that burns, an ignition source, and a supply...

  • Finite element method (FEM)

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

  • External cylinders

    Hydraulic cylinders mounted outside the hatch covers used for opening and closing them.

  • Finite element

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

  • Filtration

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

  • Explosive mixture

    A vapour-air or gas-air mixture that is capable of being ignited by a source that is at or above the ignition temperature...

  • Filter with back flushing

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

  • Explosion-proof, also flame-proof

    Electrical equipment is defined and certified as explosion-proof when it is enclosed in a case, which is capable...

  • Filter

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

  • Explosion relief valve

    A relief valve fitted to the engine crankcase doors as a safeguard against explosions. It relieves excess pressure...

  • Expansion trunk

    A trunk extending above a space which is used for stowage of liquid cargo. The surface of the liquid cargo is kept...

  • Exhaust valve

    The valve through which exhaust gases leave the engine. The exhaust valve consists of a valve housing and a spindle.

  • Exhaust gas, flue gas

    The gas which leaves a system after energy exchange or conversion process, e.g. combustion gases from a diesel...

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