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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
Ship Hydrostatics and Stability is a complete guide to understanding ship hydrostatics in ship design and ship performance, taking you from first principles through basic and applied theory to contemporary mathematical techniques for hydrostatic modeling and analysis. Real life examples of the practical application of hydrostatics are used to explain... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 69.95
As a relatively young field, emergency management has already undergone considerable evolution and change. And now that Web 2.0 technologies and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become inherently ingrained in all facets of our lives, emergency managers must once again re-evaluate best practices and standardized approaches. Providing... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron-hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts arose between the traditional shipwrights and the new men who came from the metal industries, leading... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This book contains selected papers from the Fourth International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, held at Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal in September 2011. Nowadays, computational methods are an essential tool of engineering, which includes a major field of interest in marine... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 11.99
There?s more than one way to power a toy boat. Electric motors, balloons, gears, water jets, belt drives, chemical reactions, steam, and even gravity can be used to propel a small ship across a pool. Also, the boats? propellers and paddles can be side-mounted or at the stern, or even sit above the waterline, like a fan-powered swamp boat. The Motorboat... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 7.29
Allan Morrison has produced another Xmas cracker with 'See you Jimmy!' The Humour, The People and the Patter o' The Clyde Shipyards, a natural follow-up to the adventures of Big Aggie MacDonald, the Glasgow tramcar clippie in 'Cummoangetaff!'. Featuring the sorts of high-jinks and capers as made famous by the likes of Billy Connelly, Chick Murray,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95
Written by an award-winning naval architecture author and former vice-president of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the fifth edition of Introduction to Naval Architecture has been fully updated to take in advances in the field and is ideal both for those approaching the subject for the first time and those looking to update or... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 12.95
Have you ever tried to rig your own sailboat? How about tying up the boat to the dock? Have you ever made a ladder or hoist? Learning rigging can be tricky, but with the U.S. Army Guide to Rigging (FM 5-125), you?ll learn everything you need to know about rigging, from how to properly tie a rope to a rock to how to make rope chairs... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 39.95
A classic account of the 40-year Naval career of Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, whose contributions to Naval engineering helped usher in the development of the modern American Navy. Focusing on the years during and immediately after the Civil War, this study chronicles the extensive contributions made by Isherwood in expanding the size and scope of... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Bluejackets in the Blubber Room explores key events in US maritime history from the 1820s to the end of the Civil War through the biography of the sailing ship William Badger. Taking a biographical approach to his subject, Peter Kurtz describes three phases of the life of the William Badger, a sailing ship with a long and exemplary life on... more...