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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • Heritage of the Seaby Peter C. Smith

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    The 21st century saw the naval power of Great Britain rise from that of an obscure island to that of a worldwide empire. British shipping and seamen dominated the globe for four centuries and the ships that explored the world and those which guarded them represent a unique treasure-trove of maritime history, unrivaled anywhere in the world. This book... 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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 340.00

    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...

  • Papa Topsideby Helen A. Siiteri

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George F. Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by divers around the world. In this edited journalómade public for the first timeóBond offers a lively account of his work with the U.S. Navy?s first manned undersea habitats, the Sealab experiments of the... more...

  • Tropic Sunsby James Seay Dean

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    When a ship set out for the Americas in the sixteenth century, the crew faced a long voyage and a host of difficulties along the way. Ship-building, navigation and provisioning were all crucial to the vessel actually arriving in the New World, which was by no means guaranteed. In order to reach her destination, both skill and luck played vital roles.... more...

  • Ship Stabilizersby W. Burger; A. G. Corbet; J. H. Clough-Smith; G. E. Earl

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Ship Stabilizers: The Design and Operation in Correcting the Rolling of Ships presents the working principles and operation of various types of gyrocompasses and automatic pilots. This book discusses the fundamental principles of synchro systems and servomechanisms. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the problem of the... more...

  • Centralized and Automatic Controls in Shipsby D Gray; A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Centralized and Automatic Controls in Ships provide a non-mathematical basic introduction to the subject of control engineering applied in the marine field. This book is composed of 20 chapters that cover the basic principles of the equipment in ships. The opening chapters deal with ship components, construction, and commissioning routine for certain... more...

  • Sailing into the Pastby Jenny Bennett

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 26.00

    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$ 26.00

    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...