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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Ship Hydrostatics and Stabilityby Adrian Biran

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 113.00

    The hydrostatic approach to ship stability aims to balance idealized ship weight against buoyancy forces. This textbook is a complete guide to understanding ship hydrostatics in ship design and ship performance. Adrian Biran guides readers from first principles through basic and applied hydrostatic and ship stability theory, and introduces contemporary... more...

  • Basic Ship Theory by KJ Rawson; E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 78.95

    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...

  • Basic Ship Theory by E. C. Tupper; KJ Rawson

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 78.95

    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 2 expands on the material in Volume 1, covering... more...

  • Mine's Biggerby David A. Kaplan

    HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99

    Tom Perkins had a dream. It wasn't to get rich, acquire power, or marry into fame. As the man most responsible for creating Silicon Valley, he had done all that. His venture-capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, remains the most celebrated money machine since the Medicis. He'd helped found Genentech and fund Google. And in 2006 his resignation... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man Hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95

    Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...

  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Capt D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • Contemporary Ideas on Ship Stabilityby D. Vassalos; M. Hamamoto; D. Molyneux; A. Papanikolaou; J. Otto de Kat; K. Spyrou; N. Umeda

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 360.00

    Widely publicised disasters serve as a reminder to the maritime profession of the eminent need for enhancing safety cost-effectively and as a strong indicator of the existing gaps in the stability safety of ships and ocean vehicles. The problem of ship stability is so complex that practically meaningful solutions are feasible only through close international... more...

  • Marine Propellers and Propulsionby John Carlton

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 230.00

    Although the propeller lies submerged out of sight, it is a complex component in both the hydrodynamic and structural sense. This book fulfils the need for a comprehensive and cutting edge volume that brings together a great range of knowledge on propulsion technology, a multi-disciplinary and international subject. The book comprises three main sections... more...

  • Ship Stabilityby Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 61.95

    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...

  • Ship Design for Efficiency and Economyby Volker Bertram; H. Schneekluth

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 225.00

    The previous edition of Ship Design for Efficiency and Economy was published as a Butterworth's marine engineering title. It has now been completely revised and updated by Schneekluth and Bertram. This book gives advice to students and naval architects on how to design ships - in particular with regard to hull design. The previous edition of this... more...