Ship Construction

ISBN-10: 008097239X

ISBN-13: 9780080972398

Edition: 7th 2012

Authors: G. J. Bruce, D. J. Eyres

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Ship Construction is the market leading text for the professional shipbuilding and naval architecture sector. Acting as both a reference on the latest developments in construction techniques, safety and shipyard practice for professionals and a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, the book covers the complete construction process, from ship specification to competed vessel. Covering each core operation and providing detailed understanding of the key ship construction steps and techniques, this new edition includes the latest developments in computer-aided design and manufacture, plus updated international regulations for ship types, new materials, fabrication technologies, safety practice and shipyard technology.Covers the complete ship construction process including the development of ship types, materials and strengths, welding and cutting and ship structure, with numerous clear line diagrams included for ease of understandingIncludes the latest developments in technology and shipyard methods, including a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufactureEssential for students and professionals, particularly those working in shipyards, supervising ship construction, conversion and maintenance
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 6/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Professor George Bruce, has 30 years' industrial experience in shipbuilding, including more recent roles in facilities development, research and innovation. He has acted as a consultant to shipbuilders and marine companies across the world and contributed to committees, steering groups and associations across the industry. He currently teaches and conducts research at the Newcastle University School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle, UK.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Shipbuilding
Basic design of the ship
Ship dimensions, form, size, or category
Development of ship types
Materials and Strength of Ships
Classification societies
Steels
Other shipbuilding materials
Testing of materials
Stresses to which a ship is subject
Welding and Cutting
Welding and cutting processes used in shipbuilding
Welding practice and testing welds
Shipyard Practice
Shipyard layout
Design information for production
Plate and section preparation and machining
Assembly of ship structure
Launching
Ship Structure
Bottom structure
Shell plating and framing
Bulkheads and pillars
Decks, hatches, and superstructures
Fore end structure
Aft end structure
Tanker construction
Liquefied gas carriers
Outfit
Cargo lifting arrangements
Cargo access, handling, and restraint
Pumping and piping arrangements
Corrosion control and antifouling systems
Heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and insulation
International Regulations
International Maritime Organization
Tonnage
Load Line Rules
Structural fire protection
Index
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