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Elements of modern ship construction

Elements of modern ship construction

Autor: David J. House
Editorial: Brown, Son & Ferguson
Año de edición: 2.010 (1ª edición)
9780851748146
Encuadernación: cartoné
336 pág.
21,0 x 30,5 cm.
75,75€

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Descripción:

This latest book by David House is an extensively illustrated work covering all aspects of ship design and construction.

Continual changes in the history of ship design have been brought about by the needs of trade, class and legislation. This current work provides a glossary of shipyard terminology and shipboard elements up to the 21st century.

The work shows detailed aspects of virtually all of today´s shipping arms, inclusive of: container and roll-on roll-off vessels, liquid cargo tankers, bulk carriers, passenger and dry cargo ships. Shipboard measurements, together with operational features are well illustrated and detailed throughout.

The fore and aft, working ends of the vessel, with their anchors and mooring patterns are clearly depicted. Propeller detail and various rudder options being included alongside specific shipyard practice.

This work provides positive insight to the working areas of the ship, namely the cargo hatch areas, mooring decks, machinery and propulsion elements of the working vessel. The now more familiar use of aluminium, ceramics and composites are also illustrated in and around the arena of ship building.

Modern tankers, with double hulls, large car carriers with their multidecks, and majestic passenger vessels have all been incorporated to give an extended overview of today´s commercial shipping.



Índice:

About the author
Introduction to "Elements of modern ship construction"
Preface
List of acknowledgements
List of shipyard and construction abbreviations
Shipyard terminology
Ship types

CHAPTER 1. MARINE MEASUREMENT
Introduction, Lloyds regulations pre-amble, Class of vessels & ice strengthening. General definitions: ship dimensions, ship types A & B. Assignment of load lines. Tonnage, ships´ plans, deadweight scale, docking plan, general arrangement, shell expansion. Tank measurement/Ullage. Pitch & slip of propellors.

CHAPTER 2. THE AFT END
Introduction, Propellers and securings, Rudder types and terminology sternframes. Rudder carriers posts and bearings, Twin propeller and azi-pod arrangements. Stern types and general arrangements. Stern tubes, tail end shaft and propeller types. Securing, propeller, thrust blocks, rotary vane steering.

CHAPTER 3. BOTTOM STRUCTURE AND ENGINE ROOM SPACES
Introduction, keel construction, duct keels, double bottom construction, floors, longitudinals, intercostals, turn of bilge and bilge arrangements. Engine seating, engine room double bottom, sump areas, tanker double bottoms, bilge and ballast pumping systems, stabilisier systems. Tanks fins and bilge keels.

CHAPTER 4. UPPER/LOWER DECK STRUCTURES AND HATCH CONSTRUCTION
Introduction deck plate construction
Hatchway arrangements, coamings and covers, deep tank construction, pillars, ventilators and air pipes, deck openings and access points, watertight doors. Athwartships and longitudinal framing, hold construction, decks, deck support and wood decking

CHAPTER 5. FORE END
Introduction, bow construction, fore peak, forward arrangements and bulbous bow. Bulkheads collision/engine room, etc., bow rudder, and forward arrangements, chain lockers and cable fittings, panting arrangements, stem, bow thrust units, anchor/windlass and mooring fitments. Bulkwarks

CHAPTER 6. PASSENGER AND FERRY, CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES
Introduction, hull openings, ferry transports, bow and stern doors. Ro-Ro ramp arrangements, vehicle decks and door arrangements. Passenger vessel features. Shell doors, high speed craft categories and design. Water jets.

CHAPTER 7. OIL GAS AND CHEMICAL TANKERS
Introduction, oil tanker, design and features. Tank configuration and construction. Double hulls and pipelines. Inert gas systems. Gas tanks, LNG carriers, classification of chemical carriers.

CHAPTER 8. DRY CARGO CARRIERS. BULK, GENERAL AND CONTAINERS
Bulk carrier features, side opening hatches. Dry cargo hold construction and vessel features. Derricks, masts and cranes. Container vessels, cell structure. Pontoon hatches.

CHAPTER 9. MISCELLANEOUS SHIPBOARD FITTINGS. LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES
Introduction. Heli-decks, boat davit launch systems and free fall lifeboat structures

APPENDIX. SHIP YARD PRACTICE
Ship building operations, prefabrication, welding methods. Docking methods, launching methods. Materials and ship stresses

General Index

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