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- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 86.95
This second edition deals comprehensively with all aspects of a ship's machinery from propulsion and steering to deck machinery and electrical equipment with a strong emphasis upon correct and safe procedures. Material has been added and revised to reflect the greater weight now being placed upon the cost-effective operation of ships; in terms of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Introduction to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and related equipment in ships. The book first gives an introduction to the kinds of ships and their machineries. The manuscript also discusses diesel engines. Gas exchange process; power measurement; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; starting air system; turning... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Introduction to Marine Engineering explains the operation of all the ship's machinery, with emphasis on correct, safe operating procedures and practices at all times. Organized into 17 chapters, this book begins with an overall look at the ship. Subsequent chapters describe the various ship machineries, including diesel engines, steam turbines, boilers,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
The last of the Plantagenets, Courtenay spent half of his life in the Tower of London. Released by Mary Tudor, he might have married her. Instead, he ended his days wandering the Continent. His literary remains leave important gaps but show he was no bum more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Published information on Lady Jane is scant and contradictory; here, primary sources including Janes own letters illustrate the drama of a high-born, high-minded and intelligent young lady sacrificed on the pyre of ambition by her kin. The teenaged Lady more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
When Henry Ireland dies unexpectedly from what appears to be a riding accident in August 1863, the failed landowner leaves behind little save his high-strung young widow, Isabel?who somehow ends up in the home of Ireland's friend James Dixey. A celebrated naturalist, Dixey collects strange trophies in his secluded, decaying manse and has questionable... more...
- Penguin Young Readers Group 2001; US$ 7.99
The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlike any other boy he knows. His white father has acknowledged him and raised him openly-something unusual in post-Civil War Georgia. But as he grows into a man he learns that life for someone like him is not easy. Black people distrust him because he looks white. White people... more...