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- CRC Press 2002; US$ 309.00
The oceans are a hostile environment, and gathering information on deep-sea life and the seabed is incredibly difficult. Autonomous underwater vehicles are robot submarines that are revolutionizing the way in which researchers and industry obtain data. Advances in technology have resulted in capable vehicles that have made new discoveries on how the... 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...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 172.95
Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This well organized text includes five major sections:... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 28.66
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 effective... 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 2000; US$ 360.00
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...