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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Windjammer Watching on the Coast of Maineby Virginia Thorndike

    Down East Books 2002; US$ 11.99

    A revision of what has become a well-known guide, Windjammer Watching on the Coast of Maine provides a systematic review of the windjammer fleet in midcoast Maine, as well as some from away that sail here. Virginia Thorndike tells us how to identify all the individual vessels and gives the histories and vital statistics for each. This is an essential... more...

  • Aha... That is Interesting!by Jan W. Vasbinder

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    John Holland is one of the few scientists, who all by themselves and by their pursuits, helped change the course of science and the wealth of human knowledge. There is hardly a field of science or problems, that is not affected by John's work on complexity and in particular, complex adaptive systems. On the occasion of his 85th birthday, many... more...

  • Turbine Main Enginesby John B. Main; F. R. Harris; C. W. Herbert; A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Turbine Main Engines deals with the principle of operation of turbine main engines. Topics covered include practical considerations that affect turbine design and efficiency; steam turbine rotors, blades, nozzles, and diaphragms; lubricating oil systems; and gas turbines for use with nuclear reactors. Gas turbines for naval boost propulsion, merchant... more...

  • Marine Combustion Practiceby J. Flack; R. Strong; A. J. S. Bennett; A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Marine Combustion Practice reviews developments in marine combustion practice and covers topics ranging from combustion equipment for boilers to diesel injection equipment, nuclear reactors, and the use of natural gas in marine boilers. Automatic control of oil-fired marine boilers is discussed, along with fundamental types of injection pumps and factors... more...

  • Ship Dioramasby David Griffith

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 30.00

    This book is about the art of displaying waterline models. By their very nature, ship models that do not show the full hull and are not mounted on an artificial stand cry out for a realistic setting. At its most basic this can be just a representation of the sea itself, but to give the model a context - even to tell some sort of story - is far more... 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...

  • Marine, Steam Engines, and Turbinesby S. C. McBirnie

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Marine Engineering Series: Marine Steam Turbines and Engines, Fourth Edition deals with the principles behind how turbines and engines function, how they progressed over the years, and how they operate. The book covers related topics such as the generation and properties of steam; the different parts and examples of turbines; turbine reduction gears;... more...

  • Marine Steam Boilersby James H. Milton; Roy M. Leach

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Marine Steam Boilers: Fourth Edition deals with the involved concepts, parts and construction, usage and maintenance, and the future direction of steam boilers. The book covers topics such as the history of steam boilers; theoretical development of steam boilers; and the materials and methods used in their construction. Also covered are the types... more...

  • Marine and Offshore Pumping and Piping Systemsby J. Crawford

    Elsevier Science 2016; 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...

  • Introduction to Marine Engineeringby D. A. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Introduction to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and related equipment in ships. The book first gives an introduction to the kinds of ships and their machineries. The manuscript also discusses diesel engines. Gas exchange process; power measurement; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; starting air system; turning... more...