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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Basic ship theory.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
K J Rawson; E C Tupper; Elsevier Science Publishers.
|ISBN:||0750653965 9780750653961 0750653973 9780750653978 9780080523385 0080523382|
|Description:||1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations|
|Contents:||v. 1. Hydrostatics and strength. Introduction. Symbols and nomenclatue. Art or science? Some tools. Flotation and trim. Stability. Hazards and protection. The ship girder. Structural design and analysis. Launching and docking. The ship environment and human factors --
v. 2. Ship dynamics and design. Foreword to the fifth edition. Introduction. Symbols and nomenclature. Powering of ships: general principles. Powering of ships: application. Seakeeping. Manoeuvrability. Major ship design features. Ship design. Particular ship types.
|Responsibility:||K.J. Rawson, E.C. Tupper.|
'This book discusses ship geometry and measurement in its more basic concepts, also covering safety issues, structural strength, flotation, trim and staiblity. Topics include: symbols and