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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Pounder's Marine Diesel Enginesby C. T. Wilbur; D. A. Wight; Marine Propulsion

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines, Sixth Edition focuses on developments in diesel engines. The book first discusses theory and general principles. Theoretical heat cycle, practical cycles, thermal and mechanical efficiency, working cycles, fuel consumption, vibration, and horsepower are considered. The text takes a look at engine selection and performance,... more...

  • Marine Control, Practiceby D.A. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Marine Engineering Series: Marine Control Practice deals with the instrumentation and its associated control systems that are found onboard ships. The book covers topics such as the measuring instruments and control signals for different parameters; system analysis; process and kinetic control systems; and commercially available equipment. Also covered... more...

  • Merchant Ship Stabilityby A.R. Lester

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Merchant Ship Stability presents the theory and application of methods for maintaining ship stability. It serves as a textbook for deck officers and first year degree students. The book discusses the methods of Simpson's rules for measuring ship form, the principle of floatation, finding the position of the center of gravity, and the effect of the... more...

  • Tribology of Reciprocating Enginesby D. Dowson; C. M. Taylor; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Tribology of Reciprocating Engines documents the proceedings of the 9th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology held at the University of Leeds, England on September 7-10, 1982. This book emphasizes advances in the working principals of the tribological components that operate with relative motion. The topics discussed include the dynamic analysis of engine... more...

  • Notes on Instrumentation and Controlby G. J. Roy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Notes on Instrumentation and Control presents topics on pressure (i.e., U-tube manometers and elastic type gauges), temperature (i.e. glass thermometer, bi-metallic strip thermometer, filled system thermometer, vapor pressure thermometer), level, and flow measuring devices. The book describes other miscellaneous instruments, signal transmitting devices,... more...

  • Marine Electrical Practiceby G. O. Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Marine Engineering Series: Marine Electrical Practice, Sixth Edition focuses on changes in the marine industry, including the application of programmable electronic systems, generators, and motors. The publication first ponders on insulation and temperature ratings of equipment, protection and discrimination, and AC generators. Discussions focus... more...

  • Early Ships and Seafaringby Sean McGrail

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 18.99

    Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe' builds on Professor Seán McGrail's 2006 volume 'Ancient Boats and Ships' by delving deeper into the construction and use of boats and ships between the stone age and AD1500 in order to provide up to date information. Regions covered will include the Mediterranean and Atlantic... more...

  • Fire Canoeby Ted Barris

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99

    Years before railroads arrived, the Canadian West was opened up by an unlikely breed of ship: steamboats plying Prairie waterways. Their aboriginal pilots, experts at reading the tricky waterways, called the ships ?fire canoes.? By day they chased freight contracts, but at night they introduced the Edwardian Prairies to pleasure cruises. more...

  • Early Ships and Seafaringby Sean McGrail

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    In this volume Professor Seán McGrail introduces the reader to a relatively new branch of Archaeology - the study of water transport - how early rafts, boats and ships were built and used. Concepts, such as boatbuilding traditions, ship stability and navigation without instruments, are first described. Archaeological research is then discussed,... more...

  • Rodney and Nelsonby Les Brown; Robert Brown

    Seaforth Publishing 2015; US$ 13.50

    The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sisterships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage,... more...