Principles of Naval Architecture (I) -- Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press ™
Principles of Naval Architecture (I)
Category: Marine Engineering  Publish Time: 2011-03-19 18:56 
Principles of Naval Architecture (I)

Book Title:

Principles of Naval Architecture (I)




Marine Engineering


Sheng Zhenbang, Liu Yingzhong

Page Numbers

342 pages

Book Size

170 mm x 240 mm





Publication Date






Principles of Naval Architecture probes ship navigation performance, based on hydrodynamics. The complete works consists of two volumes with five parts: Ship Statics, Ship Resistance, Ship Propulsion, Ship Maneuvering, and Ship Seakeeping, respectively. This book is the first volume, containing the first and second parts.

Part One introduces hull shape and calculation methods, ship buoyancy, initial stability, stability at large angles, floodability, and end launching. The book gives an elaborate account of specific calculations necessary for ship design. These calculations include ship hydrostatic calculations, floating state and initial stability calculations for various loading conditions, stability check calculations, counter-flooding calculations, and end launching calculations.

Part Two covers the causes, characteristics, and variations of resistance components, the impact of hull shape on resistance, and ways to estimate ship resistance during linear navigation at constant speed. It also deals with ship resistance in shallow water and narrow channels, as well as the resistance characteristics of yachts, hydrofoils, hovercrafts, catamarans, the SWATH, and ground effect ship.