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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

  • Coffins of the Braveby Kevin J. Crisman; Walter Rybka; Kenneth Cassavoy; Christopher R. Sabick; LeeAnne Gordon; Sara Hoskins; Erich Heinold; Jonathan Moore; Christopher Amer; Eric Emery; Erika Washburn; Arthur B. Cohn

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    In Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812 , archaeologist Kevin J. Crisman and his fellow contributors examine sixteen different examples of 1812-era naval and commercial shipbuilding. They range from four small prewar vessels to four 16- or 20-gun brigs, three warships of much greater size, a steamboat hull converted into an armed... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ships and Boatsby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know how many cannons a Tudor ship could carry? How many people go missing from cruise ships every year? What is a hawsehole? And why are submarines painted black? This fantastic quick-read eBook features 101 amazing facts about ships and boats, split into categories such as famous ships, seafaring terminology, naval ship classes and many more.... more...

  • Radar and ARPA Manualby Alan G. Bole; W O Dineley; Alan D. Wall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation and serves as the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on equipment and techniques for radar observers using older and newer systems alike. Suitable for use as a professional reference or as a training text, the book covers all aspects of radar, ARPA and integrated bridge... more...

  • Ship Hydrostatics and Stabilityby Adrian Biran; Ruben Lopez Pulido

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Ship Hydrostatics and Stability is a complete guide to understanding ship hydrostatics in ship design and ship performance, taking you from first principles through basic and applied theory to contemporary mathematical techniques for hydrostatic modeling and analysis. Real life examples of the practical application of hydrostatics are used to explain... more...

  • Leadership in the Openby Adam Crowe

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 69.95

    As a relatively young field, emergency management has already undergone considerable evolution and change. And now that Web 2.0 technologies and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become inherently ingrained in all facets of our lives, emergency managers must once again re-evaluate best practices and standardized approaches. Providing... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuildingby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron-hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts arose between the traditional shipwrights and the new men who came from the metal industries, leading... more...

  • MARINE 2011, IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineeringby Luís Eça; Eugenio Oñate; Julio García-Espinosa; Trond Kvamsdal; Pål Bergan

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book contains selected papers from the Fourth International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, held at Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal in September 2011.  Nowadays, computational methods are an essential tool of engineering, which includes a major field of interest in marine... more...

  • The Motorboat Bookby Ed Sobey

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    There?s more than one way to power a toy boat. Electric motors, balloons, gears, water jets, belt drives, chemical reactions, steam, and even gravity can be used to propel a small ship across a pool. Also, the boats? propellers and paddles can be side-mounted or at the stern, or even sit above the waterline, like a fan-powered swamp boat. The Motorboat... more...

  • See You Jimmy!by Allan Morrison; Rupert Besley

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 7.29

    Allan Morrison has produced another Xmas cracker with 'See you Jimmy!' The Humour, The People and the Patter o' The Clyde Shipyards, a natural follow-up to the adventures of Big Aggie MacDonald, the Glasgow tramcar clippie in 'Cummoangetaff!'. Featuring the sorts of high-jinks and capers as made famous by the likes of Billy Connelly, Chick Murray,... more...

  • Introduction to Naval Architectureby E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 79.95

    Written by an award-winning naval architecture author and former vice-president of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the fifth edition of Introduction to Naval Architecture has been fully updated to take in advances in the field and is ideal both for those approaching the subject for the first time and those looking to update or... more...