SMALL STEEL CRAFT — DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE
|Publisher||International Marine Publishing Company|
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Have a look into this second, thoroughly revised and updated edition of the popular Small Steel Craft publication by Ian Nicolson. The publication is covering all important aspects of the small craft construction and building, as well as the repair and rebuilding. The author provides clear and easy-to-understand explanations of the design features considered unique to the craft made of steel materials.
Note that both the steel and different alloys have been addressed, together with their properties and application. The readers will get to know what and how shall be done in order to avoid too complicated methods of work that would consume too much of valuable time. There are also numerous tips on the optimization of the construction process, such as minimizing the number of different sizes of the steel plates and parts.
The chapters of the volume cover the entire process of small steel craft building, with the due attention paid to every single part of the craft, from the keel to the superstructure, shipboard machinery and equipment, and up to and including the fittings. The maintenance of the steel hulls is also explained together with the painting and preservation instructions.
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