Best Reference Books – Advance Ship Design, management and Fire Prevention

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Ship Design, Management and Fire Prevention subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Ship Design, Management and Fire Prevention along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Advance Ship Design, Management and Fire Prevention subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Advance Ship Design, Management and Fire Prevention" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Ship Fire Prevention” by A J S Bennett

“Ship Fire Prevention” Book Review: This book is beneficial for seafarers and seagoing marine engineers. It discusses fire prevention methods in ships. The book describes various fire-fitting equipment. The book also presents single purpose and dual purpose pumps. It explains the effect of weight in changing the position of center of gravity. The book also explains the effect of water on the stability of the ship. It gives the preventive steps for accidental high energy sparks. The book contains preventive and safety measures for fire in ships.

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2. “Fire Aboard: The Problems of Prevention and Control in Ships, Port Installations and Offshore Structures” by Frank Rushbrook

3. “Marine Firefighters (Fire Fight! the Bravest)” by Meish Goldish

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“Marine Firefighters (Fire Fight! the Bravest)” Book Review: This book discusses the strength and presence of mind of brave firefighters, who are always ready to jump into action at a short notice. It also describes the training of marine firefighters. The book presents a story, in which, fire gets spread in a ship and marine firefighters bravely extinguish the fire before any serious harm is done. This is a simple and interesting book.

4. “Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention” by Carlos Guedes Soares and Joško Parunov

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“Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention” Book Review: The book is valuable for PhD students, engineers and professionals who are involved in designing and maintenance of ships and marine structures. The book describes the developments in design of ships for pollution prevention. It includes modelling of the environment and environmental loads. The book gives the structural reliability and strength of the ship. It describes collision and grounding as basic criteria for designing ships. The book presents the probabilistic approach to damage stability. The book also gives the rational inspection planning.

5. “Time Series Modeling for Analysis and Control: Advanced Autopilot and Monitoring Systems” by Kohei Ohtsu and Hui Peng

“Time Series Modeling for Analysis and Control: Advanced Autopilot and Monitoring Systems” Book Review: This book describes various time series methods for analysis and control of feedback systems. It discusses the autoregressive model and exogenous variables model used in these methods. The book presents marine autopilot systems. It includes optimal controllers for course-keeping motion, rolling reduction controllers with rudder motion and engine governor controllers. It contains information about noise adaptive autopilots and route-tracking controllers by direct steering. Anyone interested in designing optimal controllers of ships or any complex system will find this book valuable.

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6. “Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention” by Carlos Guedes Soares and Joško Parunov

“Advanced Ship Design for Pollution Prevention” Book Review: The book is valuable for PhD students, engineers and professionals who are involved in designing and maintenance of ships and marine structures. The book describes the developments in design of ships for pollution prevention. It includes modelling of the environment and environmental loads. The book gives the structural reliability and strength of the ship. It describes collision and grounding as basic criteria for designing ships. The book presents the probabilistic approach to damage stability. The book also gives the rational inspection planning.

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7. “It’s Your Ship” by D Michael Abrashoff

“It’s Your Ship” Book Review: The book is a series of secrets of successful management by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff. The book describes that the captain named his ship as ‘It’s your ship’ for all the crew members. It explains that the captain saw the ship from the point of view of members and accepted the ideas from the crew for betterment of the ship. The book discusses the achievements of Captain Abrashoff ranging from cost savings to winning the highest gunnery score.

8. “Turn The Ship Around!: A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking the Rules” by L David Marquet

“Turn The Ship Around!: A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking the Rules” Book Review: The book discusses leadership of Captain David Marquet, commander of submarine USS Santa Fe, a nuclear powered submarine. The book describes the incident when Marquet gave an impossible order, which his crew followed without thinking and he then realised that he had to change the way of working. It presents Santa Fe from worst to first. The book gives a moral that the place, where people take the responsibility of their own work, is more desirable.

9. “Ship Management” by Doganos Nikolaos

“Ship Management” Book Review: The book describes the management of ships by shipping companies. It gives the characteristics of shipping companies and their managerial structure. It explains the methods to manage the ships. The book discusses the advantages and problems of the international sector. It describes various models, used by ship owners, to manage their ships.

10. “The Tender Ship: Governmental Management of Technological Change” by SQUIRES

“The Tender Ship: Governmental Management of Technological Change” Book Review: The book presents an unforgettable person, Arthur M. Squires. It describes that Squires has done many things in his life. The book gives various experiences of professor Squires. It gives his conversations with colleagues, bosses, mentors, students, wise men and fools. The book is beneficial for everyone.

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