Ships electrical systems is the book that tells you all about the electric installations in ships. From basic design via power generation, distribution to all consumers on board also automation, remote control systems, nautical equipment and communication
This is a book of drawings and stories about such ocean pioneers. Alongside the realistic illustrations, there are sailing plans and ship measurements. Moreover, every chapter has a globe clearly showing the sailing route taken by each pioneer.
The overwhelming response, in India and abroad, to the ‘Nutshell Series’ of books, especially this first one - Practical Navigation - has encouraged me to keep thinking of various ways by which improvements could be made with each subsequent edition.
Meteorology can be a very interesting subject if tackled properly. The secret is the order in which the topics are studied. Everything would then seem to fall into a proper pattern whereby nothing needs to be conned by rote (learned by heart).
Every author who writes a technical book, does so with a certain purpose in mind, to suit a specific need. This book is intended not only to make an officer competent in the use of radar, but also to serve as a reference book that he would like to carry with him at sea.
This useful A4 portrait card provides guidance on distress alerts. A tough plastic lamination (you can write the ship's name, call sign and MMSI on it with any pen) and strips of double-sided adhesive tape on the back make the card ideal for display on ships# bridges and other suitable locations.