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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

  • The Ship That Held Up Wall Streetby Warren Curtis Riess; Sheli O. Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship.  Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...

  • Maritime-Port Technology and Developmentby Sören Ehlers; Bjorn Egil Asbjornslett; Ornulf Jan Rodseth; Tor Einar Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.00

    Maritime-Port Technology and Development contains the latest research results and innovations as presented at the 2014 International Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (Trondheim, Norway, 27- 29 October 2014). The volume is divided into a wide range of topics: ? Efficient and environmentally friendly energy use in ships and... more...

  • 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...

  • The Masting of American Merchant Sail in the 1850sby William L. Crothers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book describes the intricacies of construction and fabrication more than 150 years ago of masts and yards installed in American merchant vessels, particularly those spars which were "built" or composed of multiple pieces bound together by iron bands. These were referred to as "made" spars as opposed to spars which were constructed... more...

  • Into the Maelstromby Colin Brittain

    The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24

    On 29 October 1914 the hospital ship Rohilla left Queensferry with 229 persons on board, bound for Dunkirk on an errand of mercy, under wartime restrictions and in deteriorating weather. Just after 4am there was a tremendous impact as the ship ran onto rocks at Saltwick Nab, a mile south of Whitby. Rohilla was mortally wounded 600 yards from shore,... more...

  • Amerikas Kriegeby Alexander Emmerich; Philipp Gassert

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 20.75

    Die USA verfügen nicht nur über die älteste demokratische Verfassung der Welt. Seit der Unabhängigkeit war das Land fast ununterbrochen in militärische Konflikte verwickelt. Wie geht das zusammen: Demokratie und Krieg? »To make the world safe for democracy«: mit diesem Ziel warb Präsident Wilson 1917 für Amerikas Eintritt in den Ersten Weltkrieg. Kriegeintritt... more...

  • Papa Topsideby Helen A. Siiteri

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George F. Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by divers around the world. In this edited journal—made public for the first time—Bond offers a lively account of his work with the U.S. Navy?s first manned undersea habitats, the Sealab experiments of the... more...

  • Tropic Sunsby James Seay Dean

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    When a ship set out for the Americas in the sixteenth century, the crew faced a long voyage and a host of difficulties along the way. Ship-building, navigation and provisioning were all crucial to the vessel actually arriving in the New World, which was by no means guaranteed. In order to reach her destination, both skill and luck played vital roles.... more...

  • Ship Stabilizersby W. Burger; A. G. Corbet; J. H. Clough-Smith; G. E. Earl

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Centralized and Automatic Controls in Shipsby D Gray; A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Centralized and Automatic Controls in Ships provide a non-mathematical basic introduction to the subject of control engineering applied in the marine field. This book is composed of 20 chapters that cover the basic principles of the equipment in ships. The opening chapters deal with ship components, construction, and commissioning routine for certain... more...