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Ship Construction

ISBN-10: 0750680709

ISBN-13: 9780750680707

Edition: 6th 2007

Authors: D. J. Eyres

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Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, ship building and construction, and for professional Naval Architects and Marine Engineers as a refresher on the latest developments in ship types, safety and shipyard practices. Beginning with an introduction to ship building and concluding with the finished product, the book enables the reader to follow the construction of a ship from start to finish. Eyres explores in depth, chapter by chapter, the development of ship types, materials and strengths of ships, welding and cutting, shipyard practice, ship structure and outfitting. The new edition includes a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufacture, and all the latest international regulations and technological developments. Covers the complete ship construction process including the development of ship types, materials and strengths of ships, welding and cutting, shipyard practice, ship structure and outfitting All the latest developments in technology and shipyard methods, including a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufacture Essential for students and professionals, particularly those working in shipyards, supervising ship construction, conversion and maintenance
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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
Aluminium Alloy
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
Ship Drawing Office, Loftwork and CAD/CAM
Plate and Section Preparation and Machining
Prefabrication
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
Lifting Arrangements
Cargo Access, Handling, and Restraint
Pumping and Piping Arrangements
Corrosion Control and Anti-fouling Systems
Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Insulation
International Regulations
International Maritime Organization
Tonnage
Load Line Rules
Structural Fire Protection
Index