Nicol, George: SHIP CONSTRUCTION AND CALCULATIONS
Book Number: 004817
Brown, son and Ferguson Glasgow 1937 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Original red cloth. 579pp., numerous intext line-drawn schematics, plans, tables and formulae, throughout.  fold-out, diagramatic plates bound-in at rear. Book square, spine lightly shaken. Gilt title there-on. Blind-stamp title on mildy bumped boards. Mild bumps and shelfwear on head and heel of backstrip. Random flecks on endpapers and text-block edges. Original bookseller's sticker affixed to title page, otherwise leaves clean. "For the use of Officers of the Mercantile Marine, ship superintendents, draughtsmen, etc."... With a 'serious' revision dealing with the freeboards of ships, contents include: Outlines of Construction, Types of Cargo Steamers, Details of Construction, Side Frames, Ballast Tanks, Pillars/Girders, Bottom Plating, Rivetting, Decks, Baulkheads, Hatchways, Stems-Rudders, Ship Repairs, Calculations, Centre of Gravity, Shear Forces, Trim, Stability, Loading/Ballast, Freeboard. Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 1.64 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.