Basic Ship Theory Volume 1
- E. C. Tupper, Fellow and Honorary Vice-President of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), UK
- KJ Rawson, Formerly Professor of Design and Technology at Brunel University, and Chief Naval Architect at the Ministry of Defence.
Undergraduates and National Vocational students worldwide in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Maritime, Ocean and Offshore Engineering. Currently has adoptions in the States and used widely in Europe and rest of world. For example at Strathclyde University there are 120 students studying the BEng/MEng in Naval Architecture in total (approx 30 a year). Also used as a reference by practitioners.
- Published: October 2001
- Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
- ISBN: 978-0-7506-5396-1
'This book discusses ship geometry and measurement in its more basic concepts, also covering safety issues, structural strength, flotation, trim and staiblity. Topics include: symbols and nomenclature; tools; flotation and trim; stability; hazards; ship girder; more.' Offshore Engineer, October 2004 'This is one of the leading textbooks for naval architect students, and it remains a fine reference book....The subject matter is presented clearly with a great deal of information contained in the two volumes... Basic Ship Theory remains a primary textbook, designed to provide the student with an understanding of the fundamental principles of shiop design. A particular strength is the large number (more than 500) of worked examples, with answers included in the text.' The Naval Architect, Feb. 2002 'will be of great assistance to practising marine engineers and naval architects' Maritime Journal, December 2001 Reviews of previous editions: "This is a very good book and will be a welcome addition to the library of the naval architect." Shipping World and Shipbuilder, December 1968 "This is a professional book - cheerful but no nonsense." Scientific American, September 1969