Designing Power & Sail
By (author) Arthur Edmunds
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Designing Power & Sail by Arthur Edmunds
Book DescriptionThis is the only design book available which includes the complete design and engineering process for both power and sail. This book will help you to understand why your boat was designed and built as you see it now. It will explain why your boat has certain handling characteristics, both positive and negative. Why does my boat rock so uncontrollably in rough seas? You will soon have the answers and possible solutions to this and hundreds of other questions. The professional designer will learn from the new formulas (developed by the author after years of research) for finding hull design pressure and speed predictions. Hull thickness and scantling size tables for Glass Fibre, Steel, Aluminium, Wood and Ferro-cement are also included. This information is provided in this and no other design book published today. This book will start the novice designer on their way to the fascinating realm of boat design. Written in terms anyone can understand with formulas, tables, line drawings and illustrations to explain the process of design in great detail.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781892216052
(235mm x 191mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Bristol Fashion Publications,US
Publisher: Bristol Fashion Publications,US
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arthur Edmunds
Buying a Great Boat, Paperback (September 2000)
This text is a complete guide to buying a boat. The book begins with advice on how to choose the type of boat - be it for fishing, diving or cruising - before moving on to all the facets of a boat, its power and its systems. Also included are manufacturing techniques.
Building a Fiberglass Boat, Paperback (September 2000)
This guide takes the reader from the first step of building a fibreglass boat to the last step, providing advice suitable for the beginner and the professional. The two featured projects are a 25-foot open boat and a 33-foot cruising boat, and information is also included concerning the sails.
Fiberglass Boat Survey, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Arthur Edmunds
This text guides readers through the process of choosing a type of fibreglass boat to suit their intended use, detailing all of the things that should be inspected before purchasing. The book also offers information on locating, hiring, customary fees and interaction with professional surveyors.
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