Turbocharging

Until 1978 all B&W engines were equipped with turbochargers operating on the impulse system, as was the case for the K-GF when first introduced. All B&W engines (including the K-GF) were subsequently specified

Figure 13.9 Fuel pump

Figure 13.10 Fuel injector with a constant pressure charging system in which the exhaust pulses from the individual cylinders are smoothed out in a large volume gas receiver before entering the turbine at a constant pressure. This system gives a fuel consumption which is some 5 per cent lower. For part load operation and starting electrically driven auxiliary blowers are necessary. The arrangement of the constant pressure turbocharged K-GF engine is shown in Figure 13.4.

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