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  • Basic Ship Theory by KJ Rawson; E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 78.95

    Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 1 discusses ship geometry and measurement in... more...

  • Basic Ship Theory by E. C. Tupper; KJ Rawson

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 78.95

    Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 2 expands on the material in Volume 1, covering... more...

  • Employing Land-Based Anti-Ship Missiles in the Western Pacificby Terrence K. Kelly; Anthony Atler; Todd Nichols; Lloyd Thrall

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Land-based anti-ship missiles (ASMs) feature prominently in the capabilities of many island nations in the Western Pacific, but the United States currently lacks such systems. This report illustrates the potential strategic advantages of the United States working with partners to build a coalition ASM capability, particularly in the event of a conflict... more...

  • Global Positioning Systems, Inertial Navigation, and Integrationby Mohinder S. Grewal; Lawrence R. Weill; Angus P. Andrews

    Wiley 2004; US$ 135.00

    The only comprehensive guide to Kalman filtering and its applications to real-world GPS/INS problems Written by recognized authorities in the field, this book provides engineers, computer scientists, and others with a working familiarity with the theory and contemporary applications of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Inertial Navigational Systems,... more...

  • Nelsonby Victoria Carolan

    Pocket Essentials 2005; US$ 9.99

    Nelson continues to fascinate academics as well as the general public. He is still considered one of Britain?s greatest heroes and featured within the top ten of the BBC poll of such figures. But why does Nelson still remain such a prominent figure in the national imagination? more...

  • Berserk in the Antarcticby David Mercy

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2006; US$ 14.99

    The true story of the author's journey to Antarctica in a 27-foot sailing boat. Joined by the boat's young Norwegian owner and an Argentinian newlywed, he set sail with little idea of the tumultuous storms, mishaps and emergencies that loomed on a Shackleton-style voyage to the world's coldest, most dangerous and inaccessible continent. more...

  • Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rulesby A. N. Cockcroft; J. N. F. Lameijer

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 95.95

    A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules is the essential reference to the safe operation of all vessels at sea. Published continuously since 1965, this respected and expert guide is the classic text for all who need to, practically and legally, understand and comply with the Rules. This sixth edition incorporates all of the amendments to the International... more...

  • Introduction to Marine Engineeringby D A Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 86.95

    This second edition deals comprehensively with all aspects of a ship's machinery from propulsion and steering to deck machinery and electrical equipment with a strong emphasis upon correct and safe procedures. Material has been added and revised to reflect the greater weight now being placed upon the cost-effective operation of ships; in terms of... more...

  • Hydrostatically Loaded Structuresby W.A. Nash

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    Powered submersibles have enabled the exploration of lake and ocean depths, and are used extensively for inspection of drilling rigs and offshore pipelines. Their potential for the discovery of undersea mineral resources is widely acknowledged. The design of such vehicles poses many problems not encountered with land-based systems: for example, normal... more...

  • The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantomeby Jim Carrier

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 24.95

    In October 1998, one of the most savage storms in Atlantic history cornered a 282-foot passenger sailing ship against an exposed Caribbean coastline. With nowhere to hide and no time to run, Fantome turned to face Hurricane Mitch?s assault of 180 mile-per-hour winds and 50-foot seas. As the eye of the storm approached, Fantome?s satellite phone went... more...