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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Technology and Applications of Autonomous Underwater Vehiclesby Gwyn Griffiths

    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...

  • 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...

  • Technology and Industrial Growth in Pre-War Japanby Yukiko Fukasaku

    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...

  • The Ocean Engineering Handbookby Ferial El-Hawary

    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...

  • 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...