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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Samuel Bentham influenced the technology and administrative ideas employed in the management of the British navy. His influence stemmed from his passion for science, his desire to achieve improvements based on a belief in the principle of Utility, and his experience gained over eleven years in Russia.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 43.34
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Ship Stabilizers: The Design and Operation in Correcting the Rolling of Ships presents the working principles and operation of various types of gyrocompasses and automatic pilots. This book discusses the fundamental principles of synchro systems and servomechanisms. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the problem of the... more...