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Ship Stability for Masters and Mates

Ship Stability for Masters and Mates

Bryan Barrass | Capt D R Derrett


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Understanding ship stability is critical for all maritime students or professionals who are studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within any branch of the merchant marine or Navy. The sixth edition of the now classic 'Ship Stability' provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, interaction and trim, materials stresses and forces.
* The market leading ship stability text, widely used at sea and on shore
* New content inclues coverage of now-mandatory double-skin tankers and fast ferries
* Meets STCW (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping) requirements and includes self-examination material: essential reading for professionals and students alike
‘This book has everything a good textbook should have ... Ship Stability is an invaluable reference' SEAWAYS, 2000
‘… a useful book for both seafarer and student alike, it covers the basics of the subject matter. The text is comprehensive with clear illustrations.’ Nicola Pryce-Roberts, Programme Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, 2002
‘Valuable for marine engineers studying for certificates of competency as well as students. It is recommended for its clarity of explanation and breadth of coverage.’ MER (Institute of Marine Engineers), 2000
‘Ship Stability for Masters and Mates is recommended reading for all deck officers’ The Marine Observer, 2000
"...thoroughly recommended to masters, mates and engineer officers preparing for their SQA/MCA written and oral examinations." - The Naval Architect, 2006