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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Contemporary Ideas on Ship Stabilityby D. Vassalos; M. Hamamoto; D. Molyneux; A. Papanikolaou; J. Otto de Kat; K. Spyrou; N. Umeda

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 340.00

    Widely publicised disasters serve as a reminder to the maritime profession of the eminent need for enhancing safety cost-effectively and as a strong indicator of the existing gaps in the stability safety of ships and ocean vehicles. The problem of ship stability is so complex that practically meaningful solutions are feasible only through close international... more...

  • Marine Propellers and Propulsionby John Carlton

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 230.00

    Although the propeller lies submerged out of sight, it is a complex component in both the hydrodynamic and structural sense. This book fulfils the need for a comprehensive and cutting edge volume that brings together a great range of knowledge on propulsion technology, a multi-disciplinary and international subject. The book comprises three main sections... more...

  • Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbookby Charlie Wing

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 34.95

    Keep your boat's electrical systems running and reliable ? Boatowner?s Illustrated Electrical Handbook is perfect for learning how your boat?s electrical system and much of its equipment works, and it will be an invaluable guide when adding equipment as well. This book needs to be in every boater?s library as a ready reference on how to make... more...