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Description - Basic Ship Theory Volume 2 by E.C. Tupper

Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 2 expands on the material in Volume 1, covering the dynamics behaviour of marine vehicles, hydrodynamics, manoeuvrability and seakeeping. It concludes with some case studies of particular ship types and a discussion of maritime design. Both volumes feature the importance of considering the environment in design. Basic Ship Theory is an essential tool for undergraduates and national vocational students of naval architecture, maritime studies, ocean and offshore engineering, and will be of great assistance to practising marine engineers and naval architects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750653978
ISBN-10: 0750653973
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 171mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - E.C. Tupper

Eric Tupper is a Fellow and Honorary Vice-President of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), UK. In 2011 he received the William Froude Medal for outstanding contribution to naval architecture from RINA for his Basic Ship Theory books, co-authored with Ken Rawson. His long career in naval architecture has included ship design, hydrodynamic and structural research, and ship production.

Books By E.C. Tupper

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Basic Ship Theory, Combined Volume by E.C. Tupper
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Basic Ship Theory Volume 1 by E.C. Tupper
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