automatically once it has been started, In figure 2.1, the steam generator
is the part numbered 2.
2.5. AIR COMPRESSOR
An air compressor, such as the one shown in figure 2.4, compresses the
air used to operate much of the equipment on a diesel-electric locomotive.
Such equipment includes airbrake systems, reversers, electro-pneumatic
contactors, sanders, and window wipers. The compressor may be engine driven
flexible coupling to it.
The air compressor has a two-compression cycle.