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Ship design & naval architecture books

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The Philosophy of Shipbuilding Conceptual Approaches to the Study of Wooden Ships by George F. Bass The Philosophy of Shipbuilding Conceptual Approaches to the Study of Wooden Ships

Ships were the most complex constructions of any society until just before the Industrial Revolution. In this text, experts in the field present information from nautical archaeological excavations and explore the conceptual basis for shipbuilding traditions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2018

Computational Ship Design by Kyu-Yeul Lee Computational Ship Design

This book offers an introduction to the fundamental principles and systematic methodologies employed in computational approaches to ship design. Over eight chapters and appendices the book covers the complete process of ship design, from a detailed description of design theories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Ship Resistance and Propulsion Practical Estimation of Ship Propulsive Power by Anthony F. (University of Southampton) Molland, Stephen R. (University of Southampton) Turnock, Dominic A. (University  Hudson Ship Resistance and Propulsion Practical Estimation of Ship Propulsive Power
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This updated edition provides a modern scientific approach to evaluating ship resistance and propulsion for a range of ship types.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

The Resurgam Submarine `A Project for Annoying the Enemy' by Peter Holt The Resurgam Submarine `A Project for Annoying the Enemy'

The Resurgam is one of the earliest 'working' submarines, designed by Victorian engineer George William Garrett. This book describes how the Resurgam was built, how she may have worked and what happened to her.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

Riva Aquarama Lamborghini 2018 The Lamborghini Riva Aquarama is the Fastest Aquarama Built by Maurice Volmeyer Riva Aquarama Lamborghini 2018 The Lamborghini Riva Aquarama is the Fastest Aquarama Built

When you hear the word Lamborghini, you tend to think of land, not water, yet the car maker has a page in one of the most famous chapters of boat design. After a three-year effort, Dutch Riva has announced the...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Riva Aquarama Lamborghini 2018 The Lamborghini Riva Aquarama is the Fastest Aquarama Built by Maurice Volmeyer Riva Aquarama Lamborghini 2018 The Lamborghini Riva Aquarama is the Fastest Aquarama Built

When you hear the word Lamborghini, you tend to think of land, not water, yet the car maker has a page in one of the most famous chapters of boat design. After a three-year effort, Dutch Riva has announced the...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Ship and Ship-like Floating Structures by Tetsuya (Professor Emeritus of Osaka University and Hiroshima University, Technical Advisor at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Yao Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Ship and Ship-like Floating Structures
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Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Ship and Ship-like Floating Structures provides an integrated state-of-the-art evaluation of ship structure mechanics including buckling, plastic failure, ultimate strength, and ultimate bending moments. For the design of any industrial product, it is necessary to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2016

An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain by John Charnock An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain

This three-volume work, published 1800-2, stands as the first serious study of British naval architecture, and also covers developments overseas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2016

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Marine Hydrodynamics by J. N. Newman, John (Professor, University of Oslo) Grue Marine Hydrodynamics
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Marine Hydrodynamics is the foundational ocean hydrodynamics text. The book is solidly based on fundamentals, but it also guides the student to an understanding of their engineering applications through its consideration of realistic configurations. --Provided by publisher.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2018

Basic Naval Architecture Ship Stability by Philip A. Wilson Basic Naval Architecture Ship Stability

This textbook provides readers with an understanding of the basics of ship stability as it has been enacted in international law. The assessment of ship stability has evolved considerably since the first SOLAS convention after the sinking of the HMS...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2018

Other books in this genre

An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain by John Charnock An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain

This three-volume work, published 1800-2, stands as the first serious study of British naval architecture, and also covers developments overseas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2016

An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain by John Charnock An History of Marine Architecture Including an Enlarged and Progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, Both Civil and Military, of All Nations, Especially of Great Britain

This three-volume work, published 1800-2, stands as the first serious study of British naval architecture, and also covers developments overseas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2016

Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Engineers by Paul Anthony Russell, E. A. Stokoe Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Engineers
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This textbook covers ship construction techniques and methods for all classes of Merchant Navy marine deck and engineering Certificates of Competency (CoC) as well as Undergraduate students studying Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. It is complementary to Volume 4 (Naval...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

Boats of South Asia by Sean McGrail, Lucy Blue, Eric Kentley, Colin Palmer Boats of South Asia
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This book sets new standards for the documentation of water transport, and introduces styles of boat-building which are unlikely to be found outside the sub-Continent. A fascinating and accessible read for anyone interested in boats or the South Asian way...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2016

Design Principles of Ships and Marine Structures by Suresh Chandra Misra Design Principles of Ships and Marine Structures

The Definitive Reference for Designers and Design Students A solid grasp of the fundamentals of materials, along with a thorough understanding of load and design techniques, provides the components needed to complete a marine platform design. Design Principles of Ships...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2015

Ship Construction Sketches and Notes by John F. Kemp, Peter Young Ship Construction Sketches and Notes
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This classic book in the Kemp and Young series has been fully revised and updated by David J Eyres, author of the well-known Butterworth-Heinemann title Ship Construction, and will prove indispensable to the student reader. The contents cover, in numerous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2015

The Aero- and Hydromechanics of Keel Yachts by J. W. Slooff The Aero- and Hydromechanics of Keel Yachts

Yachtsmen, yacht designers and professionals of sailing technology will all find something of interest in this work which provides explanations of the mechanics of sailing in a way that is scientifically justified, whilst remaining appealing to those wishing to use...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2015

Submarine Hydrodynamics by Martin Renilson Submarine Hydrodynamics

This book adopts a practical approach and presents recent research together with applications in real submarine design and operation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/03/2015

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