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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • 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...

  • Marine and Offshore Pumping and Piping Systemsby J. Crawford

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Marine and Offshore Pumping and Piping System covers the history, application, installation, maintenance, and safety of different pumping and piping systems. The book covers topics such as pumping arrangements, especially in machinery spaces; water ballast, oil fuel, feed, and cooling water systems; and piping systems for oil and chemical tankers.... more...

  • Introduction to Marine Engineeringby D. A. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Introduction to Marine Engineering discusses machineries and related equipment in ships. The book first gives an introduction to the kinds of ships and their machineries. The manuscript also discusses diesel engines. Gas exchange process; power measurement; compositions of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle diesel engines; starting air system; turning... more...

  • Pounder's Marine Diesel Enginesby C. T. Wilbur; D. A. Wight; Marine Propulsion

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines, Sixth Edition focuses on developments in diesel engines. The book first discusses theory and general principles. Theoretical heat cycle, practical cycles, thermal and mechanical efficiency, working cycles, fuel consumption, vibration, and horsepower are considered. The text takes a look at engine selection and performance,... more...

  • Marine Control, Practiceby D.A. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Marine Engineering Series: Marine Control Practice deals with the instrumentation and its associated control systems that are found onboard ships. The book covers topics such as the measuring instruments and control signals for different parameters; system analysis; process and kinetic control systems; and commercially available equipment. Also covered... more...

  • Merchant Ship Stabilityby A.R. Lester

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Merchant Ship Stability presents the theory and application of methods for maintaining ship stability. It serves as a textbook for deck officers and first year degree students. The book discusses the methods of Simpson's rules for measuring ship form, the principle of floatation, finding the position of the center of gravity, and the effect of the... more...

  • Tribology of Reciprocating Enginesby D. Dowson; C. M. Taylor; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Tribology of Reciprocating Engines documents the proceedings of the 9th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology held at the University of Leeds, England on September 7-10, 1982. This book emphasizes advances in the working principals of the tribological components that operate with relative motion. The topics discussed include the dynamic analysis of engine... more...

  • Marine Boilersby G. T. H. Flanagan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Marine Boilers, Third Edition provides practical information about boilers and other relevant equipment used at sea on steam and motor vessels. The coverage of the book includes auxiliary boilers, water tube boilers, and boiler mountings. The text also covers stresses in boiler shells; combustion of fuel in boilers; and boiler operation. The book... more...

  • Notes on Instrumentation and Controlby G. J. Roy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Notes on Instrumentation and Control presents topics on pressure (i.e., U-tube manometers and elastic type gauges), temperature (i.e. glass thermometer, bi-metallic strip thermometer, filled system thermometer, vapor pressure thermometer), level, and flow measuring devices. The book describes other miscellaneous instruments, signal transmitting devices,... more...