HIGH PERFORMANCE MARINE VESSELS
|Author(s)||Liang Yun, Alan Bliault|
|D O W N L O A D|
Nowadays HPMVs, i.e. high performance marine vehicles are ranging from the fast ferries of high-speed navy crafts. In the list of contemporary HPMVs there are hydroplanes and powerboats, hovercrafts, hydrofoils and other vehicles.
The present publication is addressing the main technical concepts of these vehicles, discussing the historical background and design features plus all services that have proven successful; moreover, it also touches some of the concepts that were not too successful.
Some particular attention has been paid by the author to the aero-marine interface technology, explanation of the historical developments oh high power vehicles, and the discussion of the different types of vehicles including pleasure and racing crafts, ferries, military missions etc.
The full range of HPMV concepts has been covered. In short, this is an ideal source of information to naval architects and marine engineers, both students and practicing pro's, and not only to them - the way information is presented makes it readable and understandable even to the people without extensive experience in the field.
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