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Ship Stability, Powering and Resistance (Reeds Vol.13)

Year: 2014
Language: english
Author: C.Patterson & J.Ridley
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical BLOOMSBURY
ISBN: 978-1-4081-7614-6
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 785
Description: This indispensible guide to ship stability covers topics such as flotation and buoyancy, small angle, large angle and longitudinal stability, water density effects, bilging, ship resistance, and advanced hydrostatics. Each chapter has a comprehensive list of aims and objectives at the start of the topic, followed by a check-list at the end of the topic for students to ensure that they have developed all the relevant skills before moving onto the next topic area.
The book features over 170 worked examples with fully explained solutions, enabling students to work through the examples to build up their knowledge and develop the necessary key skills. The worked examples, which range in difficulty from very simple one-step solutions to SQA standard exam questions and above, are predominantly based on a hypothetical ship, with the reader supplied with extracts from a typical data book for the ship which replicates those found on real ships, enabling the reader to develop and practise real-life skills.
Additional info: The book costs 26,22 Euro at Google Books.


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