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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Paracord Crittersby J. D. Lenzen

    4th Level Indie 2015; US$ 8.95

    Paracord Critters(PC) presents full-color step-by-step instructions for twelve animal shaped knots and ties, made with paracord. Featuring pieces carefully selected and designed by J.D. Lenzen, PC will capture your imagination and increase your knowledge of wildlife, through the joy of tying cord. A former naturalist and the originator of fusion knotting,... more...

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

    Nomad Press 2003; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Pocket Cruisers & Tabloid Yachts/1by Jay Benford

    Tiller Publishing 1996; US$ 14.99

    A salty collection of complete building plans for six small cruising boats, including a fantail steam launch (17' or 25'), working tugboat (14' or 20'), supply boat (20'), cruiser (14' or 20'), long-distance-sailing cruiser (14'), or fantail catboat (20'). Among the most popular designs offered by Benford, special effort has been made to reproduce... more...

  • Small Craft Plansby Jay Benford

    Tiller Publishing 2005; US$ 14.99

    Taken from Benford's original drawings and reduced in scale, the plans for each of the 15 small boats included in this collection are nevertheless complete and ready for lofting full size. The boats range in size from 7' to 18' and can be varied for rowing, sailing, or small outboard engine. more...

  • Advances in Marine Structuresby Carlos Guedes Soares; Wolfgang Fricke

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 309.00

    In recent years significant advances have been made in the development of methods and modeling procedures for structural assessment of marine structures. Various assessment methods are incorporated in the methods used to analyze and design efficient ship structures, as well as in the methods of structural reliability to be used to ensure the safety... more...

  • Into the Maelstromby Colin Brittain

    The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24

    <div>On 29 October 1914 the hospital ship Rohilla left Queensferry with 229 persons on board, bound for Dunkirk on an errand of mercy, under wartime restrictions and in deteriorating weather. Just after 4am there was a tremendous impact as the ship ran onto rocks at Saltwick Nab, a mile south of Whitby. Rohilla was mortally wounded 600... more...

  • A Maritime Archaeology of Shipsby J. R. Adams

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 25.00

    In the last fifty years the investigation of maritime archaeological sites in the sea, in the coastal zone and in their interconnecting locales, has emerged as one of archaeology's most dynamic and fast developing fields. No longer a niche interest, maritime archaeology is recognised as having central relevance in the integrated study of the human... more...

  • Marine Electrical Equipment and Practiceby H D MCGEORGE

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Caters for marine engineer candidates for Department of Transport Certification as Marine Engineer Class One and Class Two. It covers the various items of ships' electrical equipment and explains operating principles. David McGeorge is a former lecturer in Marine Engineering at the College of Maritime Studies, Warsash, Southampton. He is the author... more...