Yacht and Small Craft Construction
|SIZE:||246 x 189 mm|
|INSIDE:||120 line drawings & photographs|
This book is a practical guide to the main design considerations in building yachts and other small craft. It explores how materials behave structurally, how structures resist loads, how failure is likely to occur, and how materials can be put together to create boats. The author's stated intention is to provide a thinking approach to boat construction.
Case studies are given; comprehensive glossary provides useful definitions of terms; calculations are separated from the main text so the book can be read with or without amplification and there are 120 line drawings & photographs.
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