Casting a one-lunger Atlantic marine engine
Author(s)Castellanos, Samantha Nicole
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Fabrication of a one-lunger Atlantic marine engine for the purposes of developing a curriculum for an advanced fabricating and machining class for the Papplardo Apprentices at MIT. One-lunger marine engines greatly influenced the fishing cultures of Nova Scotia at the turn of the 20th century. Discussion of proper casting practices and terminology in addition to theory of sand types, machinability, engine cycles, and ignition systems. In depth descriptions of basic and advanced casting processes using the ignitor body and piston as examples.
Thesis: S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2016.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (page 39).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology