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- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 340.00
Marine biofouling can be defined as the undesirable accumulation of microorganisms, algae and animals on structures submerged in seawater. From the dawn of navigation, marine biofouling has been a major problem for shipping in such areas as reduced speed, higher fuel consumption and increased corrosion. It also affects industries using off-shore structures... more...
Brown-, Green- and Blue-Water Fleets: The Influence of Geography on Naval Warfare, 1861 to the PresentABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 118.00
From riverine operations in the American Civil War and China in the 1860s to the major fleet engagements of the World Wars, plus more recent naval actions in the Falklands/Malvenas War and Gulf War, Lindberg and Todd methodically show how geography has shaped the strategy, tactics, and tools of naval warfare. Alfred T. Mahan was perhaps the first... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 30.00
A modern, authoritative anchoring guide for sailors and powerboaters A boat swinging safely at anchor can mark the relaxing conclusion to a great day of boating or the successful completion of an essential emergency measure, while failure to anchor properly can be frustrating, inconvenient, or downright dangerous. The Complete Anchoring Handbook... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 70.00
This first volume, Fundamental Aspects, provides a rigourous development of theory. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 62.00
This second volume, Practical Considerations, examines how the theory can be used in the design and construction of marine structures. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
This book covers diesel engine theory, technology, operation and maintenance for candidates for the Department of Transport's Certificates of Competency in Marine Engineering, Class One and Class Two. The book has been updated throughout to include new engine types and operating systems that are currently in active development or recently introduced.... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.99
Commander Lioinel 'Buster' Crabb was Ian Fleming's inspiration for James Bond. A British naval frogman, Crabb disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1957 following a secret dive beneath a Russian warship which brought Soviet leaders Khrushchev and Bulganin to Britain. Fifty years after the event, award-winning investigative journalist Don Hale... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book covers the general engineering knowledge required by candidates for the Department of Transport's Certificates of Competency in Marine Engineering, Class One and Class Two. The text is updated throughout in this third edition, and new chapters have been added on production of fresh water and on noise and vibration. Reference is also provided... more...