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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Risk-Based Ship Designby Apostolos Papanikolaou

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Presents an understanding of the fundamentals and details of the integration of risk-based approaches into the ship design process. This book facilitates the transfer of knowledge from research work to the wider maritime community and advances scientific approaches dealing with risk-based design and ship safety. more...

  • Control of Ships and Underwater Vehiclesby Khac Duc Do; Jie Pan

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Most ocean vessels are underactuated but control of their motion in the real ocean environment is essential. Control of Ships and Underwater Vehicles concentrates on the control of underactuated ocean vessels both surface and submarine. Having more degrees of freedom to be controlled than the number of independent control inputs these vessels give... more...

  • Creating Shapes in Civil and Naval Architectureby Horst Nowacki

    BRILL 2009; US$ 158.00

    The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction engineering. more...

  • WIG Craft and Ekranoplanby Liang Yun

    Springer 2010; US$ 199.00

    WIGs (Wing in Ground) are advanced hybrid air cushion crafts and they offer the combination of speed, fuel efficiency, and ride smoothness. WIG rides above the surface like an airplane on a dynamic air cushion that is produced by the vessel's forward motion. This title provides an overview of the design, development and building of WIG vessels. more...

  • Torsion and Shear Stresses in Shipsby Mohamed Shama

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    In the last few decades, much research work was conducted to improve ship structure analysis and design. Most of the efforts were directed to improve the strength of hull girder and to use the method of finite element analysis more efficiently and effectively. Because of the high degree of complexity of ship structures the interaction between hull... more...

  • Navalisme nekt onderzeebootby Jaap Anten

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 78.50

    Dit boek geeft een belangrijk nieuw inzicht in de Nederlandse marinestrategie vanaf het begin van de twintigste eeuw tot aan de Japanse aanval op Nederlands-Indië. more...

  • Cruise to Cape Town: A Journey into a New South Africaby Hugh Leggatt

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    An expatriate South African?s detailed portrait of life aboard the superliner Queen Mary 2 as she sails from Southampton to Cape Town, followed by impressions of the spectacular Cape, with a tour to little-known upcountry destinations. This Travel/Memoir is spiced with autobiographical reminiscences of apartheid years, an English heritage, gold mining... more...

  • Paracord Fusion Ties - Volume 1by J.D. Lenzen

    4th Level Indie 2012; US$ 9.95

    Paracord Fusion Ties - Volume 1 is the first in a series of books that will forever change the way we look at paracord. Originally used as parachute suspension lines during World War II, paracord, in the hands of author, J.D. Lenzen (of Tying It All Together), has since become a means to create an immeasurable variety of useful items, survival tools,... more...

  • Misadventures of a Civil War Submarineby James P. Delgado

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    In 2001, while vacationing on Panama?s Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado came upon the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, revealed by the ebbing tides in a small cove at Isla San Telmo. Local inquiries proved inconclusive: the wreck was described as everything from a sunken Japanese "suicide" submarine from World War II to a poison-laden... more...

  • Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding in the Dutch Golden Ageby A. J. Hoving; Alan Lemmers; André Wegener Sleeswyk; Diederick Wildeman

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 120.00

    In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen published a book that served, among other things, as an encyclopedia for the ?shell-first? method of ship construction. In the centuries since, Witsen?s rather convoluted text has also become a valuable source for insights into historical shipbuilding methods and philosophies during the ?Golden... more...