Andrew G. Spyrou
Title: Energy and Ships: The Effects of the Energy Problem on the Design and Efficient Operation of Future Merchant Ships
Binding: Hard Back
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus
Size: 9 3/4" x 6 3/4"
Publisher: London Lloyds of London Press 1988
ISBN Number: 1-85044-1553 / 9781850441557
Seller ID: 008362
Binding is blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine; 95 pages including the index. Some minor shelfwear to the dj. This book is a realistic study of the options available to the naval architect and marine engineer in the light of modern economic restraints. Dr Spyrous looks at recent developments in design, propulsion, automation and manning for the merchant ship of the future alongside the various forms of energy historically available for marine propulsion systems. Oil, coal, wind, nuclear and solar power are all subjected to his impartial analysis. This is a professional book which faces up to the challenge of meeting the problems facing today's shipping industry. Andrew G. Spyrou, B. Sc., LLD, C Eng, was formerly the Technical Director of the A. S. Onassis Group of Comapnies, responsible for the building, maintenance and operations of the world's largest, privately-owned fleet of merchant vessels.
Price = 60.00 GBP
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