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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

  • Marine Combustion Practiceby J. Flack; R. Strong; A. J. S. Bennett; A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Marine Combustion Practice reviews developments in marine combustion practice and covers topics ranging from combustion equipment for boilers to diesel injection equipment, nuclear reactors, and the use of natural gas in marine boilers. Automatic control of oil-fired marine boilers is discussed, along with fundamental types of injection pumps and factors... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2016; 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 and Offshore Pumping and Piping Systemsby J. Crawford

    Elsevier Science 2016; 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...

  • Marine Auxiliary Machineryby David W. Smith; J. Crawford; P. S. Moore

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Marine Auxiliary Machine: Sixth Edition explains the correct operation and maintenance of marine auxiliary machinery. The book discusses topics such as the arrangements of the engine and boiler room; pipes and fittings and pumps; compressors and separators; and heat exchangers - its types, control of temperature, and maintenance. The book also talks... more...

  • Fire Canoeby Ted Barris

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99

    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

    <div>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... 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 camouflage,... more...