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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$ 60.00

    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...

  • Ship Constructionby David J Eyres

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 73.95

    Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, ship building and construction, and for professional Naval Architects and Marine Engineers as a refresher on the latest developments in ship types, safety and shipyard practices. Beginning with an introduction to ship building and concluding with the finished product, the... more...

  • Introduction to Naval Architectureby E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 76.95

    The fundamental characteristics of a ship?s design, and how they affect its behaviour at sea are of crucial importance to many people involved in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all marine vessels. Naval architects and those working in ship design need to understand these principles in depth. Marine engineers must likewise recognise... more...

  • Framework for Quantifying Uncertainty in Electric Ship Designby Isaac Porche; Henry H. Willis; Martin Ruszkowski

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    RAND presents a framework for assessing various components of electric drive propulsion for naval vessels and determining their effects on overall ship performance. 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...

  • Technology and Industrial Growth in Pre-War Japan:The Mitsubishi-Nagasaki Shipyard 1884-1934by Yukiko Fukasaku

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This book aims to discredit the myth that has the `unique cultural traits' of the Japanese as the key to the country's success, arguing that the more realisable foundation of long-term investment in training and research is responsible. The book looks at the development of Japan in the pre-War period. Yukiko Fukusaku sees the achievements of this period... more...

  • The Ocean Engineering Handbookby Ferial El-Hawary

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95

    Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This well organized text includes five major sections:... more...

  • Diesels Afloatby Pat Manley

    Wiley 2007; US$ 37.50

    This book is essential to every yacht and most large motorboats, which have diesel engines. It will explain how to prevent problems, troubleshoot and repair engines using safe techniques. The definitive manual on diesels – every yacht or motor boat should have one on board Heavily illustrated with approximately 400 colour photographs and diagrams... more...

  • Mine's Biggerby David A. Kaplan

    HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99

    Tom Perkins had a dream. It wasn't to get rich, acquire power, or marry into fame. As the man most responsible for creating Silicon Valley, he had done all that. His venture-capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, remains the most celebrated money machine since the Medicis. He'd helped found Genentech and fund Google. And in 2006 his resignation... more...