Figure 7-30.--Detroit Diesel 16V149 (SSDG on FFG-7 class ships) (left and right side view).
right-hand rotation. The engine has a total
take-home power in the event of a casualty to the
displacement of 2,389 cubic inches and a
propulsion system. Two of the units are equipped
compression ratio of 16:1. Normal operating speed
is 1,800 rpm.
later in this chapter.
The engine has individual cylinder heads,
DESIGN AND OPERATION
crosshead-type pistons, unit fuel injection, and a full
Each SSDG set is driven by a 1,600
and location of the key components of the Detroit
turbocharged, intercooled Detroit Diesel engine with