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1. (WO2017168852) SHIP PROPULSION UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/168852    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2016/086503
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Dec 09 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: B63H 20/14
B63H 20/32
Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
株式会社豊田自動織機
Inventors: YASUI, Tomohiro
安井 友浩
SUGIURA, Yoshimitsu
杉浦 義光
ISOBE, Yushiro
磯辺 雄史郎
YOKOI, Tatsuhisa
横井 辰久
Title: SHIP PROPULSION UNIT
Abstract:
A ship propulsion unit (10) is provided with: an engine (21) including a crankshaft (23) extending in the front-to-back direction of a ship; a propeller shaft (51); a power transmission mechanism (60) which connects the crankshaft (23) and the propeller shaft (51) to each other; an upper case (30); and a lower case (40) which houses the propeller shaft (51) and which is connected to the upper case (30), wherein the power transmission mechanism (60) includes a drive shaft (65) extending from the upper case (30) to the lower case (40), the upper case (30) and the engine (21) are secured to a ship hull (2), and a rotating mechanism (70) for causing the lower case (40) to rotate about the axis of the drive shaft (65) is provided at a connection between the upper case (30) and the lower case (40).