Marine Compound Engine

February 2010.


John R. Bentley 2010.

Machining the
Cylinder Covers
-  for the Stuart Compound Launch Engine  -

(Part 1 - Upper Covers)





Top covers are simple in purpose and do nothing more than keep the steam in the cylinder.







      



































































































































































































































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                 Top Cylinder Covers (this page)

Bottom Cylinder Covers

Steam Chests

Crosshead Guides and Bracket

Crankshaft

Eccentrics

Flywheel

Connecting Rods and Crossheads

Main Bearings

Pistons

Fittings: Oil Cups

Fittings: Drain Cocks

Fittings: Exchange Pipe, Flanges and Glands

Stephenson Link Reversing Gear (5 pages)

Completing and Erecting the Compound Launch Engine

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