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The pipe carrying a propeller shaft.

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SEA CHEST

An opening for supplying seawater to condensers, pumps, etc. located in the hull below the waterline and having means for the attachment of the associated piping

LAGGING

A covering, usually of insulating material, on pipe or ducts.

BYPASS

A pipe or duct, usually controlled by valve or damper, for conveying a fluid around an element of a system.

HEADER PIPE

A distribution pipe supplying a number of smaller lines tapped off of it. A main receiving pipe supplying one or more main pipe lines and receiving a number of supply lines tapped into it.

MULTIPHASE FLOW VELOCITY

The flow velocity of a multiphase flow. It may also be defined by the relationship (Multiphase volume flow rate / Pipe cross-section).

SUPERFICIAL PHASE VELOCITY

The flow velocity of one phase of a multiphase flow, assuming that the phase occupies the whole conduit by itself. It may also be defined by the relationship (Phase volume flow rate / Pipe cross-section).

DRY PIPE

A perforated or slotted pipe or box inside the drum and connected to the steam outlet.

PROPELLER

An arrangement which consists of hub and number of blades mounted on a rigid shaft protruding from the hull of a vessel, usually driven by an inboard motor.

INBOARD MOTOR

An engine mounted within the hull of a vessel, usually driving a fixed propeller by a shaft protruding through the stern. Generally used on larger vessels. See also stern drive and outboard motor.

FIXED PROPELLER

A propeller mounted on a rigid shaft protruding from the hull of a vessel, usually driven by an inboard motor; steering must be done using a rudder. See also outboard motor and sterndrive.
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