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Ships & Shipbuilding

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  • First Rateby Rif Winfield

    Seaforth Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    In the sailing era First Rates were the largest, most powerful and most costly ships to construct, maintain and operate. Built to the highest standards, they were lavishly decorated and given carefully considered names that reflected the pride and prestige of their country. They were the very embodiment of national power, and as such drew the attention... more...

  • On the Storied Ohioby Reuben Gold Thwaites

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    A new and revised revised edition of Afloat On The Ohio , On the Storied Ohio tells the story of an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo made in 1894. Present on this pilgrimage were a company of four - the author, his wife, their ten-year-old son and a Doctor. Thwaites, historian extraordinaire, wanted to... more...

  • Theory and Practice of Seamanshipby Graham Danton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 99.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Framework for Quantifying Uncertainty in Electric Ship Designby Isaac Porche; Henry H. Willis; Martin Ruszkowski

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    RAND presents a framework for assessing various components of electric drive propulsion for naval vessels and determining their effects on overall ship performance. more...

  • Radar and ARPA Manualby Andy Norris; Alan D. Wall; Alan G. Bole; W O Dineley

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 108.00

    Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation, including AIS (Automatic Identification System) and ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems). It serves as the most... more...

  • The Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Toolby Mark V. Arena; John F. Schank; Megan Abbott

    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...

  • Design and Installation of Marine Pipelinesby Mikael Braestrup; Jan B. Andersen; Lars Wahl Andersen; Mads B. Bryndum; Niels-J Rishø Nielsen; j

    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...

  • Ship Constructionby David J Eyres

    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...

  • Boat Watchingby Edmund W. Jupp

    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...

  • The Last Log of the Titanicby David Brown

    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...