* Ideal for marine engineering students and those studying for certificates of competency
* Covers all key aspects of ship design and performance, with exam revision one-liners
Table of Contents
- Preface and introduction; Examples of modern ship-types and their general particulars; Ship design; Preliminary estimates; Design coefficients; Types of ship resistance; Types of ship speed; Types of power on ships; Power coefficients; Designing a ship's propeller; Ship performance; Ship trials; Details of maximum ship squats; The phenomena of interaction of ships in confined waters; Ship vibration; Mechanisms for improving ship handling; Damping devices; Improvements in power output; Reference centre; Formulae; Exam preparations; Index
- No. of pages: 264
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2004
- Published: July 9, 2004
- Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
- eBook ISBN: 9780080454948
About the Author
In 1993 he retired from full-time work. He became a visiting Lecturer and has written seven books involving Ship Stability, Ship Design & Ship Performance and Ship Squat & Interaction. His interest in Ship Squat began in April 1972, starting on research for his Ph.D. degree.
He has worked with many national & international Port Authorities. They include the PLA, Milford Haven PA, Liverpool PA, Humberside PA, Tyne PA, Truro PA, Newhaven PA, Bordeaux PA, Klaipeda PA, Nantes PA and Hamburg PA.
Dr Barrass has supplied Ship Squat and Interaction information to 22 countries worldwide. He has lectured at a great number of UK Universities and has advised many Ship-owners on the above listed Specialist topics.
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