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  • Seafaring and Civilization: Maritime Perspectives on World by Philip De Souza

    By Philip De Souza

    Philip de Souza provides the background of the ocean as a medium for the advance and growth of human society and 'civilization', viewing either the optimistic and damaging influence. The narrative and argument is equipped less than the subsequent extensive heads: Navigation - from 'log boats' to supertankers; exchange - wheat and the traditional Greeks or slaves to the Americas; Maritime empires; faith - even if the growth of Buddhism or Christian missionary projects; nutrients and health and wellbeing; setting

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  • The Ashley Book of Knots by Clifford W. Ashley

    By Clifford W. Ashley

    This is the definitive e-book on knots. listed here are nearly 3900 other forms, from easy hitches to “Marlingspike Seamanship.” Mr. Ashley has integrated virtually every little thing there's to grasp approximately them. accurately named and labeled (some new ones for the 1st time officially), they are often simply present in the massive index. He tells after they seemed, anything approximately their background, and what they're strong for.
     
    Above all, Mr. Ashley provides particular instructions on tips on how to tie them. He describes each one step easily and obviously within the textual content and has penned correct along a few 7000 drawings to make it nonetheless extra photograph. This ebook and a bit of twine will open a brand new and tough global of functional experience to readers of all ages. Mr. Ashley has committed 11 years to scripting this publication, and it really is in response to 40 years of attempting to find, testing, and considering up new knots. His drawings abound in humor and the textual content is filled with colourful anecdotes. The Ashley ebook of Knots will make a different and everlasting addition to any library.

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  • The 32-Gun Frigate Essex (Anatomy of the Ship) by Portia Takakjian

    By Portia Takakjian

    This can be the most effective Anatomy of the send books. It provides info on American crusing frigate's which extra precise books put out of your mind. it truly is an exceptional creation to the us military of the conflict of 1812. For British readers it's a well timed reminder that HMS Shannon used to be now not the single winning Royal military Frigate of the battle of 1812. USS Essex ended her existence in Royal military provider.

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  • Introduction to Naval Architecture, Fourth Edition: Formerly by E. C. Tupper

    By E. C. Tupper

    The basic features of a ship's layout, and the way they have an effect on its behaviour at sea are of the most important significance to many folks occupied with the layout, building, operation, and upkeep of all marine vessels. Naval architects and people operating in send layout have to comprehend those rules extensive. Marine engineers needs to likewise realize the measure to which their actions are encouraged and bounded via those ideas. ultimately, senior team - either Ship's Engineers and Commanders - want an knowing of the rules of naval structure for you to accurately fulfil their tasks. This ebook bargains a transparent and concise advent to the topic and is of serious worth to either scholars and practicing pros in the entire above fields. *Covers introductory point classes in Naval structure and Marine Engineering*Updated to hide key advancements together with double-hulled tankers*Fully revised fourth variation followed via routines and labored options for the 1st time

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  • Seamanship Techniques by David House

    By David House

    During this moment version of "Seamanship Techniques," D J residence covers all of the seamanship wisdom required through marine scholars and serving seafarers. excellent for service provider army officials from Cadet rank to grasp Mariner. This ebook comprises all contemporary amendments to Collision laws, and is utilized by education institutions round the world.This unmarried quantity combining D J House's paintings permits mariners to profit from the author's a long time' event, either as a lecturer and as a seafarer on many differing types of vessel.The new version has been revised all through to take account of the most recent advancements, and should be legitimate for a few years to come.* absolutely revised to hide all of the newest advancements* hugely revered writer, with adventure starting from common and bulk shipment to underwater operations* beneficiant format to permit annotation"

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  • Tall Ships: History Comes to Life on the Great Lakes by Kaitlin Morrison

    By Kaitlin Morrison

    Seeing a tall send lower than complete sail is an unforgettable experience—it's like a visit again in time! From full-rigged ships that seem like the pirate vessels of previous to replicas of the smooth Baltimore schooners that helped win the conflict of 1812, tall ships nonetheless ply the waters of the good Lakes, and every one consists of its personal magnificent stories. greater than 25 ships are featured during this impressive full-color booklet, whole with vessel and workforce information, in addition to impressive tales approximately well-known voyages, injuries and storms. seize Tall Ships, and set sail for adventure!

    The booklet, via Kaitlin Morrison, makes an excellent memento and lines the following:

    information about greater than 25 ships, akin to the Brig Niagara, the Pride of Baltimore II and the S/V Denis Sullivan, with an emphasis on those who have visited prior Tall send Festivals
    Sea tales approximately every one send, together with development heritage, voyages, accomplishments, prior proprietors, injuries and storms
    touch details for every vessel, so that you can inquire approximately partaking in day sails, excursions or perhaps serving at the crew

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  • Safety of tourist submersibles by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and

    By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Committee on Assessing Passenger Submersible Safety

    Over the earlier 4 years greater than three-quarters of 1000000 travelers have seen the colourful coral-lined seas off the U.S. coasts whereas sitting with ease in submersibles designed to hold over forty passengers. Seven vacationer submersibles were working in U.S. waters, and their safeguard checklist has been strong. the first difficulty, in spite of the fact that, is that laws and tactics will make sure that destiny submersibles developers and operators meet an identical or greater criteria than are present in current operations.

    This quantity examines the advance of the vacationer submarines through the international and explores the issues concerned with strengthening the Coast Guard's potential of offering the oversight and services had to certify and investigate cross-check vacationer submersibles. It identifies the wishes for approach redundancy, risks research, and quality controls and recommends how one can improve emergency rescue features and administration of passenger safety.

    The publication additionally addresses issues approximately small - or 3 passenger submarines that don't now fall less than the Coast Guard's protection purview.

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  • Sediment Dynamics upon Dam Removal by Athanasios N. Papanicolaou and Brian D. Barkdoll

    By Athanasios N. Papanicolaou and Brian D. Barkdoll

    With the starting to be drawback over opposed environmental affects of dams on ecosystems and fish populations, the variety of dam removals is swiftly expanding. Dams regulate ecology, block fish passage, bring up downstream scour, and displace citizens, and dam removing is now a typical answer. matters have arisen in regards to the habit of kept sediment and total movement geomorphology while the dam is got rid of. simply because quite a lot of sediment have amassed in the back of many dams, the problem of what's going to ensue to the impounded sediment if the dam is got rid of is of severe significance. This monograph offers suggestions and documentation of numerical and actual modeling and box adventure relating to dam removing and its modeling. it will likely be a precious relief to watershed and river organisations and their specialists, in addition to to researchers

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