+612 9045 4394
 
Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual : 4th Edition - Nigel Calder

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual

4th Edition

Hardcover

Published: 11th June 2015
In Stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days
RRP $90.00
$64.40
28%
OFF

eBook View Product

Published: 3rd July 2015
Format: ePUB
$88.40

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, inverters, battery chargers , wind and water generators, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, and roller reefing

About the Author

Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance. A diesel mechanic for more than 25 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is the author of How to Read a Nautical Chart, Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook, Refrigeration for Pleasureboats, and Marine Diesel Engines. He is a frequent contributor to boating magazines in the United States and Britain.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual
 
5.0

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to top

 
5.0

Part of the Small ships Library

By 

from brisbane australia

About Me Casual Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reference

    Comments about Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual:

    No small ship should leave harbour without it on board.

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

    ISBN: 9780071790338
    ISBN-10: 0071790330
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 960
    Published: 11th June 2015
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 22.7  x 4.3
    Weight (kg): 2.14
    Edition Number: 4
    Edition Type: Revised