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Although the steam turbine has a high power-to-weight and power-to-volume ratio and is quieter and causes less vibration than a reciprocating engine, it also has disadvantages: it is not economical at cruising speeds; it cannot be reversed; and a high standard of quality control is required to achieve the same standards of reliability in a turbine as a reciprocating engine. Steam J y6o SHIPS AND SHI PS S HI P B UI L DI NG F ig . 14. Therm al efficiency o f marine engines. AND S HI P B UI L DI NG 761 B IB L IO G R A P H Y Baxter, B.