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crankshaft shaft that supports reciprocating pistons while rotating in bearings as in a diesel engine; consists of journals, crank webs and crankpins
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bottom end bearing bearing at big end of connecting rod in a reciprocating engine which fits over the crankpin of a crankshaft
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four-stroke cycle the cycle of operation completes in two revolutions of the crankshaft, ie air intake or suction on downward stroke of piston, followed by compression on upward stroke, firing & expansion on next downward stroke, and finally exhaust on the upward stroke again; the complete cycle is done on four separate strokes of the engine piston

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journal 1. log book for recording daily events;

2. that part of a crankshaft which rotates in a bearing
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thrust shaft steel shaft designed with a single thrust collar between the coupling flanges; fitted immediately aft of crankshaft, one end of its coupling flange is bolted to the crankshaft and the other end to the intermediate or propeller shafting; the collar, positioned between the thrust pads in the thrust block, transmits the propeller thrust to the ship's structure through the thrust block
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turning gear mechanism for rotating the crankshaft of main engine during engine overhaul or engine preparation before starting; the electric motor-driven gear has arrangement to engage or disengage the shaft
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two-stroke cycle the cycle of operation completes in one revolution of the crankshaft, ie air intake and compression is done on the upward stroke of the piston, and expansion and exhaust is done on the downward stroke

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