Title: Elements of Ship Design. Paperback.
Publisher:  Marine Media Management Limited, London, 1975, ISBN:090097639x
Seller ID: 85963
MUNRO-SMITH, R. Elements of Ship Design. (London) : Marine Media ManagementLimited, 1975. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(1),-145,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, bl ue card covers, lettered in white. Chapters : 1. Factors in design (owners requirements, trading patterns, building costs, world merchant fleet, analysis by types, propulsion analysis); 2. Basic Design Paramters (problems in ship design, preliminary design, displacement, deadweight, dimensions, coefficients, cargo ships, bulk carriers, tankers, container ships, hydrostaticcurves, trimmed waterline, variations with draught); 3. Lightship Weigh an d Power Estimation (assessment of lightship weight, methods for steel weight, wood and outfit, machinery weight, preliminary power assessment); 4. Estimation of Cargo Capacity; 5. Hydrostatic Particulars and Stability (block coefficient, etc., bending moment, methods of estimation, stability); 6. Hull Form Design (areas of immersed sections, midship area); 7. Crew and Passenger Accomodations; 8. Classification, Specifications and Contracts; 9. Freeboard, Subdivision and Tonnage; 10. Choice of Propelling Machinery (steam, diesels, electric, gas turbines, nuclear power); 11. Powering and Propellers; 12. Ship and Marine Engineering Research. With index. Very good. 15.00