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Ships & Shipbuilding

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  • Introduction to Naval Architectureby E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 76.95

    The fundamentals of naval architecture are essential knowledge not only for Naval Architects but a wide range of professionals: Ship Designers, Marine Engineers and senior crew (Ship?s Engineers and Commanders). Written by the former Chief Engineer with the Admiralty Research Establishment and past Vice-President of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects,... more...

  • Ship Motion Controlby Tristan Perez

    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...

  • Ship Handlingby David House

    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...

  • Diesel Engine Care and Repairby Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 8.95

    When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat! On the water, when an engine problem surfaces, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. Diesel Engine Care and Repair provides all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, it presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise... more...

  • Sailors to the Endby Gregory A. Freeman

    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...

  • 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...

  • Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warshipby 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... more...