Handbook of Marine Surveying

Handbook of Marine Surveying

Book Title: Handbook of Marine Surveying

Author: Robert Steward

Format: Paperback | 256 pages

Publication Date: 13 Apr 2007

ISBN-13: 9781574092493

This 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.