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Binding: Hardcover
EAN: 9780071826402
Edition: 4
ISBN: 0071826408
Item Dimensions: 1060790270110
Label: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
MPN: colour illustrations, colour tables, fig
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 352
Publication Date: January 03, 2014
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Studio: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press




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"This book is deeply fascinating...a must." -- Classic Boat



Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including:
  • Design methodology and considerations
  • The yacht's specifications
  • Hull geometry, including lines plans and computer aided design (CAD)
  • Hydrostatics and stability in waves and calm
  • Hull design
  • Keel and rudder design
  • Sail and rig design
  • Balance
  • Propeller and engine characteristics
  • High-speed powerboat hydrodynamics
  • Hull construction considerations for sail and power
  • Rig calculations
  • ISO standards for dimensioning
  • Cockpit, deck, and cabin layout
  • Weight calculations
  • Design evaluation, performance prediction, experimental techniques, and computational fluid dynamics




"A classic." -- Cruising World



"A sound and up to date manual of yacht design . . . a classic in its field" -- Practical Boat Owner



"A definitive work on yacht design." -- Cruising



"Ideal for budding designers and mathematically-minded yachtsmen." -- Yachting Monthly



"The standard book on the subject." -- Yachting Life



"Covers every aspect of the yacht design process." -- IBI magazine







 



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