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English textbook for marine engineers I
The aim of the textbook is to be an introduction to technical English for Marine Engineers in view of their sea vocation. It is intended for students of the first year course at the Engineering Department of the Maritime College who have at least a basic smattering of everyday English and grammar.
In consideration of the emphasis set upon sea service a prominent position is given to the ship and this central theme is dealt with following two main lines:
-general characteristics of the ship: her structures and main equipment, common types of ships, manning (Lessons 1-7)
-ship propulsion: main types of drive, operating principle of the steam plant, boilers and diesel engines, types of diesel, engine room and its equipment (Lessons 8-14).