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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • The Dynamics Of Marine Craftby Edward M Lewandowski

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 211.00

    This book presents a theoretical treatment, as well as a summary of practical methods of computation, of the forces and moments that act on marine craft. Its aim is to provide the tools necessary for the prediction or simulation of craft motions in calm water and in waves. In addition to developing the required equations, the author gives relations... more...

  • The Workboats of Core Soundby Lawrence S. Earley

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World more...

  • Sailing into the Pastby Jenny Bennett

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    This is a book everyone should read. It is the autobiography of an ace, and no common ace either. The boy had all the noble tastes and qualities, love of beauty, soaring imagination, a brilliant endowment of good looks . . . this prince of pilots . . . had a charmed life in every sense of the word' - George Bernard ShawSent to France with the Royal... more...

  • Ships and Shipbuildersby Fred M. Walker

    Seaforth Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99

    In the past three centuries the ship has developed from the relatively unsophisticated sail-driven vessel which would have been familiar to the sailors of the Tudor navy, to the huge motor-driven container ships, nuclear submarines and vast cruise liners that ply our seas today. Who were the innovators and builders who, during that span of time, prompted... more...

  • Period Ship Modelmakingby Philip Reed

    Seaforth Publishing 2007; US$ 23.99

    This new shipmodeller's manual explains in graphic manner how to build a small 1/16th scale model of the American privateer schooner Prince de Neufchatel. She was one of a new class of large, fast and seaworthy schooners that first made their appearance during the war of 1812. She had a short but notoriously successful career that earned her a... more...

  • Competitive Differentiation within the Shipbuilding Industryby Christopher Sauerhoff

    Springer 2014; US$ 79.99

    European shipyards face a rising competition in the global market. Christopher Sauerhoff investigates such aspects as a shipyard?s market expertise, its practical experiences and its cooperative activities. He analyzes whether there is a relationship between each of these aspects and those resources and capabilities constituting the basis for a shipyard?s... more...

  • The Masting of American Merchant Sail in the 1850sby William L. Crothers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book describes the intricacies of construction and fabrication more than 150 years ago of masts and yards installed in American merchant vessels, particularly those spars which were "built" or composed of multiple pieces bound together by iron bands. These were referred to as "made" spars as opposed to spars which were constructed... 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...