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630hp 6 cylinder vertical diesel4199 views
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3 cylinder vertical National gas engine3785 views
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General arrangement of a National vertical tandem gas engine3754 views
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Larger size gas producer plant3461 views
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1897 air blast injection single cylinder diesel engine according to Diesel's design.2846 viewsThe first diesel built in Britain
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Broken Hill power station in Australia.2407 viewsMirrlees next designed a larger engine during the latter part of 1912, which in it's production form was a cross head type unit having a bore of 21.5 inches and a stroke of 24 inches giving 166 BHP per cylinder at 215 r.p.m.
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2375 views'HP', having a bore of 13.75 inches and stroke 21 inches was also developed during this period., made in five to eight cylinders in-line sizes, either normally aspirated or turbocharged.
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2174 views'J' engine with a bore of 9.75 by 10.5 stroke, was made in 3,4,5,6 and 8 cylinders in-line and 8, 12 and 16 cylinders Vee form covering a range of 135 to 2,480 BHP at 600 to 1000 r.p.m.
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1942 views1934 Mirrlees designed a new engine, having a bore of 8.25 inches and a stroke of 12 inches developing 60 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m. Example is a UD8
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1913 viewsMirrlees designed 'Ricardo' sleeve valve engines, one type having a bore of 5.5 inches and a stroke of 6.5 inches, developing 20 BHP per cylinder at 900 r.p.m., and the other with a bore of 17 inches and stroke of 21.5 inches, developing 50 BHP per cylinder at 200 r.p.m.

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1704 viewsAround the year 1903, the Admiralty ordered two engines, each of 160 BHP at 400 r.p.m. for installation in the battleship HMS Dreadnought.
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