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- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
To help the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Navy with force structure decisionmaking, RAND researchers developed the Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Tool, a series of four linked models that provide an environment in which the user is able to understand the implications of force structure choices on resource requirements and the... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 205.00
This comprehensive handbook on submarine pipeline systems covers a broad spectrum of topics from planning and site investigations, procurement and design, to installation and commissioning. It considers guidelines for the choice of design parameters, calculation methods and construction procedures. It is based on limit state design with partial safety... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 73.95
Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, ship building and construction, and for professional Naval Architects and Marine Engineers as a refresher on the latest developments in ship types, safety and shipyard practices. Beginning with an introduction to ship building and concluding with the finished product, the... more...
- Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00
The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 19.95
"Absolute fascinating--it fills a huge void in the literature of the subject. . . . Brown's familiarity with the technical aspects of shipdriving, based on his own career at sea, gives him enormous credibility. . . . The Last Log of the Titanic has more surprises than any book I've seen on the topic in the past 23 years." --Thomas C. Wingfield, Lieutenant... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 76.95
The fundamental characteristics of a ship?s design, and how they affect its behaviour at sea are of crucial importance to many people involved in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all marine vessels. Naval architects and those working in ship design need to understand these principles in depth. Marine engineers must likewise recognise... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 239.00
This title is aimed at practising naval engineers who need the latest research in stabilization for their designs; academic control engineers working with stabilization systems; and from academics and students in control or marine engineering looking for up-to-date background or for ideas for academic project work. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 70.95
Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00
In 1807, Robert Fulton, using an English mail-order steam engine, chugged four miles an hour up the Hudson River, passing into popular folklore as the inventor of the steamboat. However, the true first passenger steamboat in America, and the world, was built from scratch, and plied the Delaware River in 1790, almost two decades earlier. Its inventor,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John McCain. A huge fire ensued, and McCain barely escaped before a 1,000-pound bomb on his plane exploded, causing a chain reaction with other bombs on surrounding planes. The crew... more...