Variable Continuous Duty (IFN)

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23:05 May 17, 2018
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    Variable Continuous Duty (IFN) -> serviço contínuo com carga variável

English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Ship Manual
English term or phrase: Variable Continuous Duty (IFN)
"The rating of these engines can thus be considered to be Variable Continuous Duty (IFN) at an average load factor of 60%."

É a respeito da classificação de motores de uma embarcação.
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4 +4serviço contínuo com carga variável
Martin Riordan



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variable continuous duty (ifn)
serviço contínuo com carga variável

Entendo assim. Os links abaixo descrevem os fatores de serviço de motores marítimos.

Example sentence(s):
  • For nearly continuous use in variable load applications where full power is limited to 8 hours out of every 10 hours of operation.

Martin Riordan
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