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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

  • Fire Canoeby Ted Barris

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 16.99

    Years before railroads arrived, the Canadian West was opened up by an unlikely breed of ship: steamboats plying Prairie waterways. Their aboriginal pilots, experts at reading the tricky waterways, called the ships ?fire canoes.? By day they chased freight contracts, but at night they introduced the Edwardian Prairies to pleasure cruises. more...

  • The Thames Ironworksby Brian Belton

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The Thames Ironworks was an East London, Thames-side shipbuilding company that gave rise to West Ham United. The company also undertook civil engineering, marine engines, electrical engineering and motor cars, and produced ironwork for Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge and HMS Warrior. Today the Thames Ironworks Heritage Trust is restoring a number of... more...

  • Early Ships and Seafaringby Sean McGrail

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    In this volume Professor Seán McGrail introduces the reader to a relatively new branch of Archaeology - the study of water transport - how early rafts, boats and ships were built and used. Concepts, such as boatbuilding traditions, ship stability and navigation without instruments, are first described. Archaeological research is then discussed,... more...

  • The New Encyclopedia of Knotsby Derek Avery

    G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 5.82

    A new reference book that includes knots, turns, bends and hitches together with decorative knots, plaits, sennits and mats. more...

  • Wooden Boatsby Andreas af Malmborg; Ola Husberg

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    There is something beautiful and nostalgic about wooden boats. These exquisite, polished works of art give us a glimpse into the past, a time when technology wasn?t so advanced, a time when everything was crafted by hand. These magnificent vessels deserve our attention and our utmost respect. As beautiful as these boats may be, they do require a great... more...

  • Rodney and Nelsonby Les Brown; Robert Brown

    Seaforth Publishing 2015; US$ 13.50

    The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sisterships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and... more...

  • Dutch East India Company Shipbuildingby Wendy van Duivenvoorde; Jeremy Green

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    WENDY VAN DUIVENVOORDE is a lecturer in maritime archaeology at Flinders University and deputy director of the Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres. She is also affiliated faculty with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University. more...

  • Submarine Hydrodynamicsby Martin Renilson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book adopts a practical approach and presents recent research together with applications in real submarine design and operation. Topics covered include hydrostatics, manoeuvring, resistance and propulsion of submarines. The author briefly reviews basic concepts in ship hydrodynamics and goes on to show how they are applied to submarines, including... more...

  • Analysis and Design of Marine Structures Vby C. Guedes Soares; R.A. Shenoi

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 259.00

    Analysis and Design of Marine Structures V contains the papers presented at MARSTRUCT 2015, the 5 th International Conference on Marine Structures (Southampton, UK, 25-27 March 2015). The MARSTRUCT series of conferences started in Glasgow, UK in 2007, the second event of the series took place in Lisbon, Portugal (2009), while the third was... more...

  • Paracord Crittersby J. D. Lenzen

    4th Level Indie 2015; US$ 8.95

    Paracord Critters(PC) presents full-color step-by-step instructions for twelve animal shaped knots and ties, made with paracord. Featuring pieces carefully selected and designed by J.D. Lenzen, PC will capture your imagination and increase your knowledge of wildlife, through the joy of tying cord. A former naturalist and the originator of fusion knotting,... more...