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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Practical Ship Hydrodynamicsby Volker Bertram

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95

    Practical Ship Hydrodynamics provides a comprehensive overview of hydrodynamic experimental and numerical methods for ship resistance and propulsion, maneuvering, seakeeping and vibration. Beginning with an overview of problems and approaches, including the basics of modeling and full scale testing, expert author Volker Bertram introduces the... 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...

  • 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

    Understanding ship stability ? the ability of a ship to return to an initial state after disturbing forces and moments ? is critical for all maritime students and professionals studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within marine or naval companies or institutions. The seventh edition... 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...

  • 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...

  • Introduction to Naval Architectureby E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Written by an award-winning naval architecture author and former vice-president of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the fifth edition of Introduction to Naval Architecture has been fully updated to take in advances in the field and is ideal both for those approaching the subject for the first time and those looking to update or... more...

  • Elektro-Installationen planen und kalkulierenby Dieter Müller; Wolfgang Winkler

    Vogel Buchverlag 2006; US$ 31.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Auszubildende, Praktiker, Techniker und Meister können anhand vieler Beispiele die Planungsaufgaben und projektbezogenen Kalkulationen für Elektroinstallationen an überschaubaren Objekten nachvollziehen. Referenzprojekte mit entsprechenden Hinweisen auf einschlägige Gesetze, Normen, Richtlinien, Bestimmungen, Vorschriften und Verordnungen... more...

  • The Motorboat Bookby Ed Sobey

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    There?s more than one way to power a toy boat. Electric motors, balloons, gears, water jets, belt drives, chemical reactions, steam, and even gravity can be used to propel a small ship across a pool. Also, the boats? propellers and paddles can be side-mounted or at the stern, or even sit above the waterline, like a fan-powered swamp boat. The Motorboat... more...