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- BRILL 2009; US$ 158.00
The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction engineering. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
WIGs (Wing in Ground) are advanced hybrid air cushion crafts and they offer the combination of speed, fuel efficiency, and ride smoothness. WIG rides above the surface like an airplane on a dynamic air cushion that is produced by the vessel's forward motion. This title provides an overview of the design, development and building of WIG vessels. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
In the last few decades, much research work was conducted to improve ship structure analysis and design. Most of the efforts were directed to improve the strength of hull girder and to use the method of finite element analysis more efficiently and effectively. Because of the high degree of complexity of ship structures the interaction between hull... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95
Practical Ship Hydrodynamics provides a comprehensive overview of hydrodynamic experimental and numerical methods for ship resistance and propulsion, maneuvering, seakeeping and vibration. Beginning with an overview of problems and approaches, including the basics of modeling and full scale testing, expert author Volker Bertram introduces the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95
Expert ship surveyor Don Butler shares a lifetime?s ship repair costing experience in this unique resource for accurate cost estimation and planning Includes hard to come by information on typical ship repair labor expectations for accurate man-hour forecasting and cost estimation Produced for marine engineers and marine industry professionals... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95
Understanding ship stability - the ability of a ship to return to an initial state after disturbing forces and moments - is critical for all maritime students and professionals studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within marine or naval companies or institutions. The seventh edition... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74
An expatriate South African?s detailed portrait of life aboard the superliner Queen Mary 2 as she sails from Southampton to Cape Town, followed by impressions of the spectacular Cape, with a tour to little-known upcountry destinations. This Travel/Memoir is spiced with autobiographical reminiscences of apartheid years, an English heritage, gold mining... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
In 2001, while vacationing on Panama?s Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado came upon the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, revealed by the ebbing tides in a small cove at Isla San Telmo. Local inquiries proved inconclusive: the wreck was described as everything from a sunken Japanese "suicide" submarine from World War II to a poison-laden... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 120.00
In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen published a book that served, among other things, as an encyclopedia for the ?shell-first? method of ship construction. In the centuries since, Witsen?s rather convoluted text has also become a valuable source for insights into historical shipbuilding methods and philosophies during the ?Golden... more...