Ship Design: Methodologies of Preliminary Design by Apostolos PapanikolaouShip Design: Methodologies of Preliminary Design by Apostolos Papanikolaou

Ship Design: Methodologies of Preliminary Design

byApostolos Papanikolaou

Hardcover | September 29, 2014

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This book deals with ship design and in particular with methodologies of the preliminary design of ships. The book is complemented by a basic bibliography and five appendices with useful updated charts for the selection of the main dimensions and other basic characteristics of different types of ships (Appendix A), the determination of hull form from the data of systematic hull form series (Appendix B), the detailed description of the relational method for the preliminary estimation of ship weights (Appendix C), a brief review of the historical evolution of shipbuilding science and technology from the prehistoric era to date (Appendix D) and finally a historical review of regulatory developments of ship's damage stability to date (Appendix E).

The book can be used as textbook for ship design courses or as additional reading for university or college students of naval architecture courses and related disciplines; it may also serve as a reference book for naval architects, practicing engineers of related disciplines and ship officers, who like to enter the ship design field systematically or to use practical methodologies for the estimation of ship's main dimensions and of other ship main properties and elements of ship design.

Title:Ship Design: Methodologies of Preliminary DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:628 pagesPublished:September 29, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401787506

ISBN - 13:9789401787505

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Table of Contents

1 General on Ship Design

2 Selection of Main Dimensions and Calculation of Basic Ship Design Values

3 Ship's Hull Form

4 Naval Architectural Drawings and Plans

5 Machinery Installation, Propulsion and Steering Devices

6 Estimation of Building Cost

Appendix A: Diagrams of Regression Analysis of Basic Design Values for Merchant Ships

Appendix B: Systematic Hull Form - Model Series

Appendix C: Determination of Ship's Displacement with the Relational Method of Normand

Appendix D: Historical Evolution of Shipbuilding

Appendix E: Subdivision and Damage Stability of Ships - Historical Developments and the Way Ahead