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What Are the Different Types of Marine Repairs?

If a ship is at sea for an extended period of time, it will eventually require repairs. These can range from minor tweaks to major overhauls, and in some cases, replacements. Ships typically return to a dock for service and maintenance, which is performed by skilled mechanics or repair personnel...
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Important Factors to Consider When Cleaning a Ship’s Boiler

Boiler maintenance should always be performed with skill and in accordance with valid rules and regulations from the authorities, and some recommendations for periodic inspections and maintenance are provided below. Daily Operation Every day, during normal boiler operation, some work and check procedures must be considered. Examine the boiler's steam...
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Gate Drivers in Power Electronics: A Basic Overview

A gate driver is a power amplifier that takes a low-power input from a controller IC and generates the appropriate high-current gate drive for a power device. The design and performance of gate driver circuitry are becoming increasingly important as the requirements for power electronics continue to rise. Modern power...
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