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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • Practical Ship Hydrodynamicsby Volker Bertram

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 103.00

    Practical Ship Hydrodynamics, Second Edition, introduces the reader to modern ship hydrodynamics. It describes experimental and numerical methods for ship resistance and propulsion, maneuvering, seakeeping, hydrodynamic aspects of ship vibrations, and hydrodynamic options for fuel efficiency, as well as new developments in computational methods and... more...

  • Small Shipsby Jay Benford

    Tiller Publishing 2002; US$ 23.99

    Containing scores of study plans for tugs, freighters, ferries, excursion boats, trawler yachts, houseboats, and fishing vessels, this latest volume of ideas is thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded, with a tremendous variety of styles and types of small ships. Each design is a salty and practical cruising vessel and is introduced with a brief... more...

  • The Hovercraft Storyby Ashley Hollebone

    The History Press 2012; US$ 2.99

    Motoring journalist Ashley Hollebone reveals for the first time the full story behind the hovercraft, a wonderful British invention that was created in a back shed from a rusty food tin and an old hair dryer ? simple yet remarkable! Christopher Cockerell?s 1950s invention has found a multitude of uses across numerous arenas, from cross-Channel ferries... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man-hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95

    Expert ship surveyor Don Butler shares a lifetime?s ship repair costing experience in this unique resource for accurate cost estimation and planning Includes hard to come by information on typical ship repair labor expectations for accurate man-hour forecasting and cost estimation Produced for marine engineers and marine industry professionals... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95

    Ship Stability for Masters and Mates explores all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, and interaction and trim, as well as materials stresses and forces. Organized into 56 chapters, the book looks at the relationship between ship stability and ship motion, with emphasis on group weights in a ship. It also explains how TPCs are calculated... more...

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

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    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...