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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.00

    Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings to present you with the basics in an easily... more...

  • Boatbuilding Manual, Fifth Editionby Robert Steward; Carl Cramer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 40.00

    Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in 1970, Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuilding text has simultaneously served the disparate... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...