- Covers the complete ship construction process including the development of ship types, materials and strengths, welding and cutting and ship structure, with numerous clear line diagrams included for ease of understanding - Includes the latest developments in technology and shipyard methods, including a new chapter on computer-aided design and manufacture - Essential for students and professionals, particularly those working in shipyards, supervising ship construction, conversion and maintenance
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1 Basic Design of the Ship 2 Ship Dimensions, Form, Size or Category 3 Development of Ship Types 4 Classification Societies 5 Steels 6 Other Shipbuilding Materials 7 Testing of Materials 8 Stresses to which a Ship is Subject 9 Welding and Cutting Processes used in Shipbuilding 10 Welding Practice and Testing Welds 11 Shipyard Layout 12 Design Information for Production 13 Plate and Section Preparation and Machining 14 Assembly of Ship Structure 15 Launching 16 Bottom Structure 17 Shell Plating and Framing 18 Bulkheads and Pillars 19 Decks, Hatches, and Superstructures 20 Fore End Structure 21 Aft End Structure 22 Tanker Construction 23 Liquefied Gas Carriers 24 Lifting Arrangements 25 Cargo Access, Handling, and Restraint 26 Pumping and Piping Arrangements 27 Corrosion Control and Anti-fouling Systems 28 Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Insulation 29 International Maritime Organization 30 Tonnage 31 Load Line Rules 32 Structural Fire Protection
Professor George Bruce, has 30 years' industrial experience in shipbuilding, including more recent roles in facilities development, research and innovation. He has acted as a consultant to shipbuilders and marine companies across the world and contributed to committees, steering groups and associations across the industry. He currently teaches and conducts research at the Newcastle University School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle, UK.
Eyres, David J
Former lecturer in Naval Architecture at Plymouth University, UK, and former Manager of Policy and Standards Development with the Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand.