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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Sailing Ships of New England 1606-1907by George Francis Dow; John Robinson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 17.95

    Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Bryan Barrass; Capt D R Derrett

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 76.95

    Understanding ship stability is critical for all maritime students or professionals who are studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within any branch of the merchant marine or Navy. The sixth edition of the now classic 'Ship Stability' provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of... more...

  • Ship Design and Performance for Masters and Matesby Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 49.95

    Students, professional trainees and marine engineers studying for their certificates of competency, as well as more experienced marine engineers on shore or at sea, will all welcome this quick to use, comprehensive reference that brings the key information needed to understand ship design and performance to their fingertips in one handy volume. The... more...

  • Ship Hydrostatics and Stabilityby Adrian Biran

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 113.00

    The hydrostatic approach to ship stability aims to balance idealized ship weight against buoyancy forces. This textbook is a complete guide to understanding ship hydrostatics in ship design and ship performance. Adrian Biran guides readers from first principles through basic and applied hydrostatic and ship stability theory, and introduces contemporary... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man Hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95

    Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... 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...

  • Ship Stability for Masters and Matesby Capt D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 52.95

    This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been written, giving ship types together with their general characteristics, to indicate to the reader actual or typical sizes of modern day merchant vessels. Four new chapters have... more...