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Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students following BTEC courses in nautical science, naval architecture and shipbuilding, and courses leading to BSc (Nautical Science) or Extra Masters Certificate.     

Author Name :D J Eyres

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Oceanography and Marine Biology, An Annual Review, Volume 37

Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review considers basic areas of marine research, returning to them when appropriate in future volumes, and deals with subjects of special and topical importance in the field of marine biology. The thirty-seventh volume follows closely the objectives and style of the earlier well received volumes, continuing to regard marine sciences - with all their various aspects - as a unit. Physical, chemical and biological aspects of marine science are dealt with by experts actively engaged in their own field. The series is an essential reference text for research workers and students in all fields of marine science and related subjects, and is consistently among the highest ranking impact factors for the marine biology category of the citation indices compiled by the Institute for Scientific Education.     

Author Name :Jonathan Clayden

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Marine Bioprocess Engineering

This book contains full papers of both oral and poster presentations of the international symposium 'Marine Bioprocess Engineering' which was held in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 1998. The symposium focused on the bioprocessing of marine natural products.Bioprocess engineering has been the key to success in the commercialization of biotechnology, especially with respect to biopharmaceuticals. In marine biotechnology, both new and existing biotechnological techniques are developed an applied to organisms from marine sources. For marine biotechnology, bioprocess engineering represents the link between discovery and commercialization.The diversity of marine life points to a myriad of new bioproducts waiting to be discovered and developed commercially.The volume begins to bridge the gap between the isolation of products from marine organisms in the laboratory and industrial applications by focusing on the bioprocess-engineering aspects. Reviews and recent developments in product discovery, bio-energy production, cultivation of marine organisms, scale up and product recovery are presented.This publication should ensure that the engineering aspects of marine biotechnology will receive further attention in the future. Exploration of new bioproducts from the ocean should be followed up by a sustainable exploitation of these valuable resources.     

Author Name :J.G. Burgess, R. Osinga, J. Tramper, R.H. Wijffels

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Hydrodynamics of High Speed Marine Vehicles

This volume considers hydrodynamic aspects of the three main categories of high-speed marine vehicles, i.e. vessels supported by either the submerged hull, an air cushion, or foils. (Submerged-hull-supported vessels include planing and semi-displacement vessels.) The wave environment, resistance, propulsion, seakeeping, sea loads, and maneuvering are extensively covered based on rational and simplified methods. Links to automatic control and structural mechanics are emphasized. A detailed description of waterjet propulsion is given, and the effect of water depth on wash, resistance, sinkage, and trim is discussed. The book contains many illustrations, examples, and exercises.     

Author Name :Odd M. Faltinsen

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The Management of Merchant Ship Stability,Trim & Strength

This guide, with its coloured three dimensional illustrations provides a unique insight into the subject which can be appreciated visually as well as theoretically. The guide has been designed for the ships library and for those who want and need a deeper knowledge of this subject to improve the management of stability and stress in an operational environment.What differentiates this practical guide from other books is the completeness of its approach. Ships have to meet mandatory design criteria. Physics dictates the way forces then interact concerning the ships stability and strength both in calm water and in a seaway. Understanding these complex relationships more fully so that ships can be operated more effectively is the purpose.     

Author Name :Ian C.Clark

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Ship Construction Fifth Edition

Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students following BTEC courses in nautical science, naval architecture and shipbuilding, and courses leading to BSc (Nautical Science) or Extra Masters Certificate.The author presents seven sections that begin with an introduction to ship building and conclude with the finished product. There is a concise description of all the relevant international regulations. The seven sections cover the development of ship types, materials and strengths of ships, welding and cutting, shipyard practice, ship structure and outfitting. Each section is broken down into several chapters that explore the topics in depth.     

Author Name :D J Eyres

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Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated

An entry-level guide to cosmetic and structural repairs for sail- and powerboat hulls and decks. Covers materials such as polyester, epoxy, fibreglass, carbon fibre, and core materials, and explains how to fix leaks, repair cracks, restore gelcoat, and fabricate new components     

Author Name :Roger Marshall

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Underwater Welding of Offshore Platforms and Pipelines

It is not the intention of this paper to elaborate on the history of diving and its progression from shallow air diving through surface mixed gas and eventually to that mode known as saturation. However, the majority of hyperbaric welding being performed is by saturated diver/welders, and, for the benefit of those who are not familiar with the expression "saturation diving," a brief explanation is in order.Down through the centuries, technology has decreased step by step the limitations of diving, but probably more in the past decade than ever before. The original limitations were very basic things, such as how long could one hold one's breath, how deep could one breathe with a snorkel, and how long could one survive on the air contained in a diving bell. The first real breakthrough occurred around the turn of the 19th century with the invention of the air pump and the closed deep sea diving rig by August Siebe in 1837. Today, however, there are many methods of diving employed in offshore oil fields, depending upon the nature of work, the depth of water, and the required bottom time. This paper will deal basically with the rather recent and rapid progression of deep diving over the past decade and a half and its relationship to the advancement of hyperbaric welding.     

Author Name :American Welding

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Breaking Ocean Waves

This book represents the most comprehensive description of the physical properties including geometry, structure, spatio-emporal evolution and remotely sensed reflectance and emissivity in visible, IR and microwave ranges of one of the most important elements of disturbed sea surface - sea waves breaking.     

Author Name :Eugene Sharkov

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Marine Sciences: Notable Research and Discoveries

This one-stop resource covers the key terms, individuals, and significant milestones that are the heart of marine science. The Facts On File Marine Science Handbook helps students learn the basics of this popular and exciting branch of science.     

Author Name :Kyle Kirkland, Ph.D.,

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The Principles of Yacht Designing

This handsome edition of Principles of Yacht Design--the accepted standard yacht-design reference for boat owners, designers, and builders--is updated throughout, particularly the calculations of hull and deck thicknesses, or scantlings. Its new two-color format makes it easier for you to use its many elegant illustrations.     

Author Name :Lars Larsson, Rolf E. Eliasson

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The Handbook of Sailing

The handbook of sailing provides a full-scale 'how to' course in all the essentials. Bob Bond, formerly training manager to the Royal Yachting Association and now principal of the Plas Menai National Water Sports Center as compiled the work so that it can be used by anyone who thinks of taking up sailing, whether in earnest or just as casual means of weekend relaxation. It is also an invaluable source of reference for the more experienced sailor, who may need to improve and up-date his technique. The book provides essential information would-be sailors need to know from the moment they first set foot in a boat in sheltered water to the time when they might be in mid-ocean in a force-eight gale.     

Author Name :Bob Bond

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The Handbook of Sailing

The handbook of sailing provides a full-scale 'how to' course in all the essentials. Bob Bond, formerly training manager to the Royal Yachting Association and now principal of the Plas Menai National Water Sports Center as compiled the work so that it can be used by anyone who thinks of taking up sailing, whether in earnest or just as casual means of weekend relaxation. It is also an invaluable source of reference for the more experienced sailor, who may need to improve and up-date his technique. The book provides essential information would-be sailors need to know from the moment they first set foot in a boat in sheltered water to the time when they might be in mid-ocean in a force-eight gale.     

Author Name :Bob Bond

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Ship Construction

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 book enables the reader to follow the construction of a ship from start to finish. Eyres explores in depth, chapter by chapter, the development of ship types, materials and strengths of ships, welding and cutting, shipyard practice, ship structure and outfitting. The new edition includes a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufacture, and all the latest international regulations and technological developments. Covers the complete ship construction process including the development of ship types, materials and strengths of ships, welding and cutting, shipyard practice, ship structure and outfitting All the latest developments in technology and shipyard methods, including a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufacture Essential for students and professionals, particularly those working in shipyards, supervising ship construction, conversion and maintenance.     

Author Name :D.J.Eyres

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Guide to Ship Repair Estimates

This is an invaluable and rare little reference book written for those involved with costing ship repairs. It is rare for providing an independent means by which repairs can be estimated without resorting to tariff rates published by individual shipyards. Invaluable because it is a very practical book containing only information necessary to fulfill the objective of obtaining a useful estimate. The format is simple. Information of the repairs is stated briefly. A table is then provided of the estimated man hours required for a particular job. This book will be a valuable tool for those involved with ship repair.     

Author Name :Don Butler

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