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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • The Masting of American Merchant Sail in the 1850sby William L. Crothers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book describes the intricacies of construction and fabrication more than 150 years ago of masts and yards installed in American merchant vessels, particularly those spars which were "built" or composed of multiple pieces bound together by iron bands. These were referred to as "made" spars as opposed to spars which were constructed... more...

  • 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...

  • Amerikas Kriegeby Alexander Emmerich; Philipp Gassert

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 38.15

    Die USA verfügen nicht nur über die älteste demokratische Verfassung der Welt. Seit der Unabhängigkeit war das Land fast ununterbrochen in militärische Konflikte verwickelt. Wie geht das zusammen: Demokratie und Krieg? "To make the world safe for democracy": mit diesem Ziel warb Präsident Wilson 1917 für Amerikas Eintritt in den Ersten Weltkrieg.... 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...

  • 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 2013; 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...

  • Muckle's Naval Architectureby W. Muckle; D A Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Muckle's Naval Architecture, Second Edition is concerned with problems related to resistance, propulsion, and vibration in naval architecture. Topics include ship calculations, stability and trim, ship motions, and structural strength. This book also gives a brief reference to ship design. This text is comprised of 13 chapters; the first of which... 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...