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Principles of Naval Weapon Systems

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ISBN-10: 1591146674

ISBN-13: 9781591146674

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Craig M. Payne

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This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service. The philosophy used in the material selected for this text is that individual weapons come and go, but the principles of their operation largely remain the same. Some subjects are covered in greater detail than needed for an introductory course to allow this text to serve as a basic reference to take into professional life.The text was written to be inclusive of all college majors; as such a conscious effort was made when possible to apply algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and avoid calculus. Therefore, many of the equations derived are 1storder, and provide…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 1/10/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 412
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Lt.Cdr. Craig Payne, USN (Ret.) was a career surface officer who served as a tactical action officer on frigates, destroyers and an aircraft carrier. He also served as the battle watch captain of a NATO Destroyer Squadron staff. He was commissioned through the NROTC program at the University of Wisconsin where he earned a B.S. in Chemical Oceanography. After his first sea tour, he earned an M.A. in Applied Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. He was a master instructor and coordinator of the Naval Weapons Systems courses at the U.S. Naval Academy.