Ship construction

Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. Sixth edition. Paperback. Grey multicolored octavo, vi, 365 pages, b&w illustrations ; 24 cm. Extremely little wear to spine foot, head, and edges, very gently rubbed corners, very faint rubbing to rear fore-edge, else Very good(+). Item #88270
ISBN: 9780750680707

Shipbuilding, Naval architecture. || Contents: Introduction to Shipbuilding -- Basic Design of the Ship -- Ship Dimensions, Form, Size, or Category -- Development of Ship Types -- Materials and Strength of Ships -- Classification Societies -- Steels -- Aluminum Alloy -- Testing of Materials -- Stresses to which a Ship is Subject -- Welding and Cutting -- Welding and Cutting Processes used in Shipbuilding -- Welding Practice and Testing Welds -- Shipyard Practice -- Shipyard Layout -- Ship Drawing Office, Loftwork, and CAD/CAM -- Plate and Section Preparation and Machining -- Prefabrication -- Launching -- Ship Structure -- Bottom Structure -- Shell Plating and Framing -- Bulkheads and Pillars -- Decks, Hatches, and Superstructures -- Fore End Structure -- Aft End Structure -- Tanker Construction -- Liquified Gas Carriers -- Lifting Arrangements -- Cargo Access, Handling, and Restraint -- Pumping and Piping Arrangements -- Corrosion Control and Anti-fouling Systems -- Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Insulation -- International Regulations -- International Maritime Organization -- Tonnage -- Load Line Rules -- Structural Fire Protection.

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