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Basic Ship Theory Volume 2

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Basic Ship Theory Volume 2

EC Tupper, KJ Rawson

ISBN 0750653973
Pages 368

Description
Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer.

The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 2 expands on the material in Volume 1, covering the dynamics behaviour of marine vehicles, hydrodynamics, manoeuvrability and seakeeping. It concludes with some case studies of particular ship types and a discussion of maritime design. Both volumes feature the importance of considering the environment in design.

Basic Ship Theory is an essential tool for undergraduates and national vocational students of naval architecture, maritime studies, ocean and offshore engineering, and will be of great assistance to practising marine engineers and naval architects.



Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Symbols and Nomenclature; Powering of Ships: general principles; Powering of Ships: application; Seakeeping; Manoevrability; Major Ship Design Features; Ship Design; Particular Ship Types; Fishing Vehicles; Yachts; Answers to problems; Index.