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Old 10-07-2008, 08:24 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 99metro View Post
Because it is impractical to use a 56,000 horsepower diesel engine in the power industry.
Why is that, exactly? Ocean-going cargo ships use bigger engines: Maersk Line shipping containers worldwide

Nor do I see any real reason why a diesel exhaust couldn't drive a combined-cycle plant as well as turbine exhaust.
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