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Ship Construction - David J Eyres


Published: 14th December 2006
Format: PDF
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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

Part One: Introduction to ship building: Purchase and Basic Design of the Ship; Ship Dimensions and Form; Development of Ship Types. Part Two: Materials and Strength of ships: Classification societies; Steels; Aluminium Alloy; Testing of Materials; Stresses to which a Ship is Subject. Part Three: Welding and Cutting: Welding and Cutting Processes used in Shipbuilding; Welding Practice and Testing Welds. Part Four: Shipyard Practice: Shipyard layout; Computer aided Design and Manufacture; Plate and Section Preparation and Machining; Prefabrication; Launching. Part Five: 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. Part Six: Outfit: Derricks, Masts and Rigging; Cargo Access, Handling and Restraint; Pumping and Pipe Arrangements; Corrosion Control and Paint systems; Ventilation, Refrigeration and Insulation. Part Seven: International Regulations: International Maritime Organization; Tonnage; Load Line Rules; Structural Fire Protection.

ISBN: 9780080468235
ISBN-10: 0080468233
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 14th December 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Edition Number: 6