Handbook of Marine Surveying
By (author) Thomas Ask
Handbook of Marine Surveying by Thomas Ask
Book DescriptionThis expanded and updated edition of Thomas Ask's Handbook of Marine Surveying will be welcomed by students of marine surveying, professional marine surveyors, boatyard operators and technically-minded boat owners. It covers the latest surveying technology, including an analysis of the mechanical behavior of materials, stress concentration, failure analysis, fatigue an fracture, corrosion, wood-damaging organisms, the composition and characteristics of common plastics, metals and composite materials. New sections include: hull and deck loads, non-destructive testing, combustion and pollution, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, engine installations, fuel systems, electrical systems, piping and lubrication systems, HVAC/R systems, firefighting systems, noise and vibration, and propellers. There is also a useful survey checklist that provides practical techniques and hints for conducting a survey.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574092493
(218mm x 136mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Sheridan House
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 13-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Covers the latest in marine surveying technology, and aimed at students of marine surveying, professional marine surveyors, boatyard operators and technically-minded boat owners.
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Author Biography - Thomas Ask
Thomas Ask is an Associate Professor in the School of Construction and Design at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and the Principal of Ask and Associates, a marine consulting firm. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
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