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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Marine and Offshore Pumping and Piping Systemsby J. Crawford

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Marine and Offshore Pumping and Piping System covers the history, application, installation, maintenance, and safety of different pumping and piping systems. The book covers topics such as pumping arrangements, especially in machinery spaces; water ballast, oil fuel, feed, and cooling water systems; and piping systems for oil and chemical tankers.... 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...

  • Merchant Ship Stabilityby A.R. Lester

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Merchant Ship Stability presents the theory and application of methods for maintaining ship stability. It serves as a textbook for deck officers and first year degree students. The book discusses the methods of Simpson's rules for measuring ship form, the principle of floatation, finding the position of the center of gravity, and the effect of the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Muckle's Naval Architectureby W. Muckle; D A Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Muckle's Naval Architecture, Second Edition is concerned with problems related to resistance, propulsion, and vibration in naval architecture. Topics include ship calculations, stability and trim, ship motions, and structural strength. This book also gives a brief reference to ship design. This text is comprised of 13 chapters; the first of which... more...

  • Naval Architecture for Marine Engineersby W. Muckle

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Naval Architecture for Marine Engineers focuses on resistance, propulsion, and vibration aspects of ships. The book first discusses the functions, layouts, and types of ships and terms used. The text looks at classification societies and governmental authorities influential on the design, construction, and safety of ships. Lloyd's Register of Shipping;... 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-Indië. 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...

  • Notes on Instrumentation and Controlby G. J. Roy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Notes on Instrumentation and Control presents topics on pressure (i.e., U-tube manometers and elastic type gauges), temperature (i.e. glass thermometer, bi-metallic strip thermometer, filled system thermometer, vapor pressure thermometer), level, and flow measuring devices. The book describes other miscellaneous instruments, signal transmitting devices,... more...