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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Guide to Ship Sanitationby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00

    The WHO Guide to Ship Sanitation is referenced in the International Health Regulations and has become the official global reference on health requirements for ship construction and operation. Its purpose is to standardize the sanitary measures taken in ships to safeguard the health of travellers and workers and to prevent the spread of infection from... more...

  • Windship Technologyby C Satchwell

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Windship Technology, Part A contains the proceedings of the International Symposium on Windship Technology (WINDTECH '85), held at the University of Southampton, England, on April 24-25, 1985. The symposium provided a forum for discussing developments in windship technology, including the use of calculation methods to analyze wind propulsion on cargo... more...

  • Cruise Shipsby Peter Smith

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 5.99

    The stunning elegance and luxurious interiors of today’s vast fleet of cruise liners remains unrecorded in all but holiday brochures. This book gives a complete overview of the cream of these ships, today’s queens of the sea. Each liner is illustrated and described with color illustrations of external and interior views. Details of the design,... more...

  • Sailing Ships of New England 1606-1907by George Francis Dow; John Robinson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 17.99

    Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some... more...

  • Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Preventionby Carlos Guedes Soares; Jo?ko Parunov

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 167.95

    Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention is a collection of papers reflecting the teaching materials for a Master of Naval Architecture course developed in the European ASDEPP (Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention) project. The project was financed by the European Commission within the TEMPUS program. The topics covered in the book... more...

  • Ship Hydrostatics and Stabilityby Adrian Biran; Ruben Lopez Pulido

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Ship Hydrostatics and Stability is a complete guide to understanding ship hydrostatics in ship design and ship performance, taking you from first principles through basic and applied theory to contemporary mathematical techniques for hydrostatic modeling and analysis. Real life examples of the practical application of hydrostatics are used to explain... more...