Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E Nigel Calder

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

Author: Nigel Calder
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Book Title
Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E
Author
Nigel Calder
ISBN
9780071790338
The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, inverters, battery chargers, wind and water generators, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, and roller reefing Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Nigel CalderPublisher: International Marine PublishingPublished: 07/02/2015ISBN: 9780071790338Pages: 960Weight: 4.70lbsSize: 10.90h x 8.40w x 1.70d

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever

If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:

  • Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells
  • 12- and 24-volt DC systems
  • Electric and hybrid propulsion
  • How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats
  • Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection
  • Generators, inverters, battery chargers, wind and water generators, and solar power
  • Electric motors and electric lights
  • Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI
  • Diesel engines
  • Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls
  • Pumps and watermakers
  • Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes
  • Stoves and heaters
  • Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters
  • Spars, rigging, and roller reefing


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: International Marine Publishing
Published: 07/02/2015
ISBN: 9780071790338
Pages: 960
Weight: 4.70lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.40w x 1.70d

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever

If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:

  • Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells
  • 12- and 24-volt DC systems
  • Electric and hybrid propulsion
  • How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats
  • Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection
  • Generators, inverters, battery chargers, wind and water generators, and solar power
  • Electric motors and electric lights
  • Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI
  • Diesel engines
  • Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls
  • Pumps and watermakers
  • Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes
  • Stoves and heaters
  • Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters
  • Spars, rigging, and roller reefing


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: International Marine Publishing
Published: 07/02/2015
ISBN: 9780071790338
Pages: 960
Weight: 4.70lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.40w x 1.70d