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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • Boats of the Worldby Seán McGrail

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    Maritime archaeology, the study of man's early encounter with the rivers and seas of the world, only came to the fore in the last decades of the twentieth century, long after its parent discipline, terrestrial archaeology, had been established. Yet there were seamen long before there were farmers, navigators before there were potters, and boatbuilders... 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$ 17.95

    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...

  • Advances in Marine Antifouling Coatings and Technologiesby C Hellio; D M Yebra

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 325.00

    Marine biofouling can be defined as the undesirable accumulation of microorganisms, algae and animals on structures submerged in seawater. From the dawn of navigation, marine biofouling has been a major problem for shipping in such areas as reduced speed, higher fuel consumption and increased corrosion. It also affects industries using off-shore structures... more...

  • Professional Diver?s Manual on Wet-Weldingby D Keats

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 75.00

    Versatility, speed and low cost make wet-stick welding an attractive method for use in underwater repair and construction. This training manual and reference book contains step-by-step procedures for performing basic manual metal arc welding operations together with information on welding equipment, consumables and safety. Exercises are included. more...

  • Technology and Applications of Autonomous Underwater Vehiclesby Gwyn Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 294.00

    The oceans are a hostile environment, and gathering information on deep-sea life and the seabed is incredibly difficult. Autonomous underwater vehicles are robot submarines that are revolutionizing the way in which researchers and industry obtain data. Advances in technology have resulted in capable vehicles that have made new discoveries on how the... more...

  • The Closing and Reuse of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyardby Ron Hess

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This work first gives a brief history of the USA's first government-owned shipyard, and then details the costs to the Navy and the Philadelphia region of closing the yard and the city's hunt for a commercial tenant. more...

  • Technology and Industrial Growth in Pre-War Japanby Yukiko Fukasaku

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95

    Credits Japan's industrial success to innovation and training, looking at the pre-War period and in depth at the Mitsubishi Nagasaki shipyard. The book has implications for industrial development worldwide. more...

  • The Ocean Engineering Handbookby Ferial El-Hawary

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95

    Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This well organized text includes five major sections:... more...