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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • Der Untergang der Titanicby

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.98

    Vor 100 Jahren erschütterte ein Schiffsunglück bislang unbekannten Ausmaßes die Welt. Über 1500 Menschen starben bei diesem Schiffsunglück, nur 711 konnten gerettet werden. Mit der ?Titanic? ging aber zugleich der Glaube an den unaufhaltsamen technischen Fortschritt und die Unzerstörbarkeit der menschlichen Spitzentechnologie unter. Denn die ?Titanic?... more...

  • Iowa Class Battleshipsby Lester Abbey

    Seaforth Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00

    The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and... more...

  • Dynamic Aquariaby Walter H. Adey; Karen Loveland

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 97.95

    In its third edition, this praised book demonstrates how the living systems modeling of aquatic ecosystems for ecological, biological and physiological research, and ecosystem restoration can produce answers to very complex ecological questions. This book further offers an understanding developed in 25 years of living ecosystem modeling and discusses... more...

  • Jack Tarby Roy & Lesley Adkins; Roy Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 19.88

    The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden warships. Drawn from all over Britain and beyond, often unwillingly, these ordinary men made the navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. Yet their contribution is frequently overlooked,... more...

  • Jack Tarby Roy & Lesley Adkins; Roy Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; Not Available

    The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden warships. Drawn from all over Britain and beyond, often unwillingly, these ordinary men made the navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. Yet their contribution is frequently overlooked,... more...

  • United States and Allied Submarine Successes in the Pacific and Far East During World War IIby John D. Alden; Craig R. McDonald

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 75.00

    Here is a comprehensive accounting of all United States and allied submarine attacks on the Japanese for which success was claimed or occurred. The expanded coverage focuses on successes by U.S. and British and Dutch submarines in the Pacific and Indian oceans, Soviet submarines, and losses caused by mines laid by submarines. The book also includes... more...

  • Shipping Derivatives and Risk Managementby Dr. Amir Alizadeh; Nikos Nomikos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 145.00

    A comprehensive book on shipping derivatives and risk management which covers the theoretical and practical aspects of financial risk in shipping. The book provides a thorough overview of the practice of risk management in shipping with the use of theoretical examples and real-life applications. more...

  • Contemporary Ideas on Ship Stability and Capsizing in Wavesby Marcelo Almeida Santos Neves; Vadim L. Belenky; Jean Otto Kat; Kostas Spyrou; Naoya Umeda

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00

    Numerous scientific and practical challenges still exist in the field of ship stability. This book presents papers presented at a series of international workshops and conferences, held between 2000 and 2009, that examine these issues. more...

  • Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structuresby Jorgen Amdahl; Sören Ehlers; Bernt Johan Leira

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 166.95

    Foreword Feasibility of collision and grounding data for probabilistic accident modeling M. Hänninen, M. Sladojevic, S. Tirunagari & P. Kujala Bridge crossings at Sognefjorden ? Ship collision risk studies M.G. Hansen, S. Randrup-Thomsen, T. Askeland, M. Ask, L. Skorpa, S.J. Hillestad & J. Veie VTS a risk reducer: A quantitative study of... more...

  • The Titanic in Print and on Screenby D. Brian Anderson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    Titanic scholars contend that the demise of "the unsinkable ship" left more behind than a memory of April 15, 1912, as an important point in history. Through books, films, stories, and songs, the archetypal shipwreck has endured as a metaphor for the perils of mankind's hubris and the fallibility of technology. In 1985, the discovery... more...