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  • Ship Ablazeby Ed O'Donnell

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.99

    There were few experienced swimmers among over 1,300 Lower East Side residents who boarded the General Slocum on June 15, 1904. It shouldn?t have mattered, since the steamship was chartered only for a languid excursion from Manhattan to Long Island Sound. But a fire erupted minutes into the trip, forcing hundreds of terrified passengers into... more...

  • Submarineby Tom Clancy; John Gresham

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 7.99

    Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Clancy?s magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world and experience the drama and excitement of... more...

  • Design of Ship Hull Structuresby Masaki Mano; Yasuhisa Okumoto; Yu Takeda; Tetsuo Okada

    Springer 2009; US$ 229.00

    Shows how to design ship hull structures. This book presents the fundamentals, the theory and the application of structural design of hulls. It explains why structural design needs are to be carried out on several levels in order to ensure that correct loading is applied and that local structural behavior in properly understood. more...

  • Risk-Based Ship Designby Apostolos Papanikolaou

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Presents an understanding of the fundamentals and details of the integration of risk-based approaches into the ship design process. This book facilitates the transfer of knowledge from research work to the wider maritime community and advances scientific approaches dealing with risk-based design and ship safety. more...

  • Canoe and Kayak Building the Light and Easy Wayby Sam Rizzetta

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 26.00

    The first quick-and-easy composite construction method for canoes and kayaks This book is certain to appeal to any paddler with a DIY bent. Master craftsman Sam Rizzetta presents three attractive innovations: a new building method that makes Kevlar and carbon-fiber boats cheap and feasible for home builders; an ergonomically designed canoe that... more...

  • Sextants at Greenwichby W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns; Richard Dunn

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 239.99

    Sextants at Greenwich consists of two main sections: The introductory chapters and the catalogue of navigating instruments of the National Maritime Museum.The first section gives a general overview of the history of celestial navigation with an emphasis on the instruments that were developed and used for that purpose, between about 1450 and the 1970s.... more...

  • Control of Ships and Underwater Vehiclesby Khac Duc Do; Jie Pan

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Most ocean vessels are underactuated but control of their motion in the real ocean environment is essential. Control of Ships and Underwater Vehicles concentrates on the control of underactuated ocean vessels both surface and submarine. Having more degrees of freedom to be controlled than the number of independent control inputs these vessels give... more...

  • Creating Shapes in Civil and Naval Architectureby Horst Nowacki

    BRILL 2009; US$ 158.00

    The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction engineering. more...

  • Maritime Security and METby D. Nielsen

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 328.00

    Section 1 presents interim and final reports on several research projects funded by IAMU. Section 2 presents a broad range of academic papers on the theme of maritime Security and MET. These range from the challenges faced by MET institutions worldwide in incorporating the new topic of maritime security into their syllabi, to the economic costs of... more...

  • Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustratedby Roger Marshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.00

    Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats If you don't have the experience of working with fiberglass, any repairs to your boat must be done by high-cost professionals or left undone. This entry-level guide uses full-color, step-by-step photo sequences and line drawings to present you with the basics in an easily... more...