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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Ancient Boats in North-West Europeby Sean Mcgrail

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 108.95

    At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the... more...

  • Australian Migrant Shipsby Peter Plowman

    Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99

    In 1945 Arthur Calwell announced a new immigration policy for Australia requiring an influx of 70,000 migrants a year, and it was hoped that all of them would come from Britain. When insufficient Britons applied the Australian government looked to Italy and Greece and then to refugee camps across Europe. This book looks at the ships that brought these... more...

  • Bunker Quality Claims: Streitigkeiten über die Qualität von Schiffsbrennstoffenby Siegmar Leonard Seidl

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Bunker, als generischer Name von Schifffahrtskraftstoffen, ist in den letzten Jahren ein Hauptkostenbestandteil beim Betrieb von Handelsschiffen geworden. Die Kostenerhöhung des Kraftstoffs, sinkende Qualität und striktere Umweltregularien haben zu einem Anstieg von Auseinandersetzungen in der geschäftlichen Dreiecksbeziehung zwischen... more...

  • The Everything Knots Bookby Randy Penn

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 14.95

    Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple... more...

  • Handbook for Inspection of Ships and Issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificatesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00

    The IHR (2005) Ship Sanitation Certificates (SSCs) are of particular importance for the prevention and control of public health risks on board ships on international voyages. They provide internationally recognized documentation regarding the sanitary conditions of a ship while reducing the need for further and more frequent inspections of the ship... more...

  • Knack Knots You Needby Buck Tilton; Bob Hede

    Globe Pequot Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    MAKE IT EASY! Untie the mystery of knot-making with this clever and handy guide. This new volume presents all the knots you need to know, and its brightly colored photographs take you step by step through each bend and turn. more...

  • La nao Santa Maríaby Cesareo Fernández Duro

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    La Santa María fue la única nao y la más grande de las tres embarcaciones empleadas por Cristóbal Colón en su primer viaje al Nuevo Mundo en 1492. Fue uno de los tres primeros barcos del mundo en atravesar el océano atlántico y en verificar parcialmente la redondez de la tierra. Los otros barcos de la expedición eran dos carabelas: La Niña y La Pinta.... more...

  • Marine Auxiliary Machineryby David W. Smith; J. Crawford; P. S. Moore

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Marine Auxiliary Machine: Sixth Edition explains the correct operation and maintenance of marine auxiliary machinery. The book discusses topics such as the arrangements of the engine and boiler room; pipes and fittings and pumps; compressors and separators; and heat exchangers - its types, control of temperature, and maintenance. The book also talks... more...

  • Marine Electrical, Practiceby G.O. Watson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Marine Electrical Practice: 5th Edition discusses the subject of marine electrical practice and takes into consideration the revolutionary changes in the field over the past 20 years. The book covers components such as generators, switchgears, rotary amplifiers, and voltage regulators; the insulation and temperature control of different machines;... more...

  • Maximum Sail Powerby Brian Hancock; Sir Robin Knox-Johnson

    Nomad Press 2003; US$ 35.95

    The art, science, history, and mystery of sails and sailmaking. Written in concise, layperson's language and full of photographs and personal anecdotes, this book goes step-by-step through the process of creating and using sails. Provided is a definitive look at the latest developments in sails, sailcloth, engineering, hardware, and sail trim. Also... more...