Ship Construction

Books used in this class (Fall 2017)

Textbook Online Ship Construction. 7th ed by George J. Bruce & David J Eyres
Note: the 6th edition is On Reserve at the Library/Help Desk
Online Introduction to Naval Architecture : Formerly Muckle's Naval Architecture for Marine Engineers by E. C. Tupper
On Reserve Principles of naval architecture. 3rd ed. by Edward V. Lewis, editor.
Contents: v. 1. Stability and strength  v. 2. Resistance, propulsion and vibration  v. 3. Motions in waves and controllability.
On Reserve Ship construction sketches & notes. 2nd ed. by Kemp & Young ; revised by David Eyres
Semester Loans Deck Officer Study Guide, Volume 1, Deck General, 2011 ed. by Murphy, II, J.S.
Online & On.Reserve The maritime engineering reference book: a guide to ship design, construction and operation by Molland, Anthony F.


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Engineering Source
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  Patent and Trademark Office, United States
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  Thomas Register
Online directory of manufacturing companies & products
Wärtsilä Encyclopedia of Ship Technology
Search for any ship-related term.
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