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- BRILL 2009; US$ 158.00
The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction engineering. more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 309.00
Distributed Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation for Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Development - Issues and Applications. Power Sources for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles. Autonomous Buoyancy-driven Underwater Gliders. Solar Powered Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Advanced Materials and Their Influence on the Structural Design of AUVs. Docking Systems. Propulsion... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 172.95
MARINE HYDRO DYNAMICS AND VEHICLES CONTROL, Z. Vukic Anatomy of Sea-Level Variability: An Example from the Adriatic, M. Orlic, Guidance and Control Systems for Marine Vehicles, Z. Vukic and B Borovic, Sea Ambient Noise: An Example from the Middle Adriatic, D. Matika, Basic Shipboard Instrumentation and Fixed Automatic Stations for the Monitoring... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 78.95
Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 1 discusses ship geometry and measurement in... more...