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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Steamby Andrea Sutcliffe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00

    In 1807, Robert Fulton, using an English mail-order steam engine, chugged four miles an hour up the Hudson River, passing into popular folklore as the inventor of the steamboat. However, the true first passenger steamboat in America, and the world, was built from scratch, and plied the Delaware River in 1790, almost two decades earlier. Its inventor,... more...

  • Sailboat Refinishingby Don Casey

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 14.95

    Make your boat shine again No improvement to a tired-looking boat will have a more dramatic impact than refinishing, and few tasks are easier. Here is everything you need to achieve a fabulous finish on your fiberglass boat?s bottom, topsides, deck, spars, wood trim, and belowdeck surfaces while saving time, money, and grief. What reviewers... more...

  • BoatWorksby SAIL Magazine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 39.95

    Expert guidance for the hands-on sailor--whether you?re varnishing a handrail or replacing bulkheads With contributions from leading how-to experts, this wide-ranging collection of projects from BoatWorks magazine ranges from structural, mechanical, and electrical projects to plumbing and cosmetic repairs and improvements. Much of this full-color... more...

  • Design of Ship Hull Structuresby Masaki Mano; Yasuhisa Okumoto; Yu Takeda; Tetsuo Okada

    Springer 2009; US$ 229.00

    Shows how to design ship hull structures. This book presents the fundamentals, the theory and the application of structural design of hulls. It explains why structural design needs are to be carried out on several levels in order to ensure that correct loading is applied and that local structural behavior in properly understood. more...

  • 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...

  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.00

    Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings to present you with the basics in an easily... 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...