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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.00

    Roger Marshall is an accomplished yacht designer, competitive sailor, and author of 12 yachting books. After designing for the renowned firm of Sparkman & Stephens, he established his own design company, where he has designed sailboats and powerboats from 15 to 65 feet. Project manager in 1987 for the Courageous America?s Cup team, he has written... 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...

  • Boatbuilding Manual, Fifth Editionby Robert Steward; Carl Cramer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 40.00

    The late Robert M. Steward spent more than 55 years in the boatbuilding business, working for various design offices (among them the highly regarded Philip L. Rhodes firm) and for numerous builders on both coasts. For 24 years he was a designer and engineer at Huckins Yacht Corporation in Jacksonville, FL, and served for a year as its president... 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-IndiŽ. more...

  • Practical Ship Hydrodynamicsby Volker Bertram

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95

    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...