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- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 50.95
This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been written, giving ship types together with their general characteristics, to indicate to the reader actual or typical sizes of modern day merchant vessels. Four new chapters have... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 59.95
The Kemp and Young series provides a general introduction to a number of subject areas in a style that will be ideally suited for those wishing to learn more. The concise presentation of the subject matter is made possible by the reduction of the work to its simplest terms. This is achieved through the omission of unnecessary mathematics or mathematical... more...
- 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...
- Artech House 2007; US$ 79.00
Most known for GPS products, the global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) industry is poised for dramatic growth. Many GNSS business experts are predicting ten-fold growth over the next decade to make GNSS a $300-billion industry. This book provides a detailed, accurate picture the current GNSS marketplace, offering keen insight into future trends.... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2008; US$ 115.00
Design Cutting-Edge Aided Navigation Systems for Advanced Commercial & Military Applications. Aided Navigation is a design-oriented textbook and guide to building aided navigation systems for smart cars, precision farming vehicles, smart weapons, unmanned aircraft, mobile robots, and other advanced applications. The navigation guide contains two parts... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
An eye-opening exploration of the intriguing and often counter-intuitive science of human navigation and experience of place. In the age of GPS and iPhones, human beings it would seem have mastered the art of direction, but does the need for these devices signal something else?that as a species we are actually hopelessly lost. In fact we've filled... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 138.00
Inertial navigation is widely used for the guidance of aircraft, missiles ships and land vehicles, as well as in a number of novel applications such as surveying underground pipelines in drilling operations. This book sets out to provide a clear and concise description of the physical principles of inertial navigation, the associated growth of errors... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 130.00
Radar is a legal necessity for the safe navigation of merchant ships and, within vessel traffic services, is indispensable to the operation of major ports and harbours. Target Detection by Marine Radar concentrates solely on civil marine operations and explains how civil surveillance radars detect their targets. There are numerous diagrams and worked... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 190.00
Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 1 discusses ship geometry and measurement in... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 22.95
A FASCINATING INVESTIGATION OF HOW WE NAVIGATE THE PHYSICAL WORLD, INNER NAVIGATION IS A LIVELY, ENGAGING ACCOUNT OF SUBCONSCIOUS MAPMAKING. Why are we so often disoriented when we come up from the subway? Do we really walk in circles when we lose our bearings in the wilderness? How -- and why -- do we get lost at all? In this surprising,... more...