9780070033597 / 0070033595

Introduction to Steel Shipbuilding


Publisher:Mcgraw-Hill College



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"This book was printed in 1966 - it is not a recent reprint. TECHNICAL. "Prepared as a textbook for the shipbuilding classes of the Apprentice School of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. To give the student an understanding of the shlp as a whole, to enable him to understand the relationship of the many shipyard trades to the finished vessel, and to form a basis for his future understanding of the marine industry. The mathematical treatment has been reduced to simple arithmetic, except in Chaplter XVI where trigonometry is used to explain stability and Chapter XXII where powers and roots are used to explain propeller design. ".Some Chapters: Strength of materials; Materials used in shipbuilding; Riveting and welding; Keels; Shell plating; Deck beams; Pillars and girders; Bulkheads and flooding; type of ships; Lines and offsets; Weight and displacement calculations; Stability, trim, the inclining experiment and damage control; Launching; Tonnage; Propulsion; Propeller design; Testng the ship in trials. . Glossary of shipbuilding definitions. Index. 4-page foldout. Over 250 Figures."

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