Hydrofoils and Hovercraft (Science & Technology)

 
9780490001367: Hydrofoils and Hovercraft (Science & Technology)

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Gunston, Ben
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ISBN 10: 049000136X ISBN 13: 9780490001367
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Book Description Aldus. Book Condition: Very Good. . Aldus, 1969, 1st edn. trade softback in matt-laminated covers in mint condition; 192pp heavily illustrated in colour, Contents: Chapter 1 Why New Vehicles?: Transport over Land, Transport over Water. Chapter 2 The Hydrofoil Concept: How a Foil Works, Surface-piercing Foils, Air Stabilization, Submerged Foils, Cavitation, Propulsion, Structure and Materials. Chapter 3 Hydrofoil Achievements: The Supramar Company, The Soviet Union, Canada, The United States, The United Kingdom. Chapter 4 The Air-Cushion Concept: The Peripheral Jet, Providing Lift, Providing Thrust, Control, Performance, AC-Assisted Vehicles. Chapter 5 ACV Achievements: Modern Amphibious ACVs, Non-British ACVs, Sidewall Craft, Sporting Hovercraft, AC-Assisted Transporters. Chapter 6 Air-Film Lubrication: Tracked High-speed Systems, The TACV in Practice, Air-Cushion Handling. Chapter 7 The Future: Hydrofoils and Air Lifting Devices, Air-Cushion Vehicles, Bigger and Faster, Suspension Systems. Glossary.Tables: Hydrofoils Hovercraft and TACVs. IndexChapter 1 Toward a Crisis: Supply and Demand, Man's Water Requirement, The Problem of Wasted Water, The Water Paradox The International Hydrologic Deeade. Chapter 2 The Water Budget: The Hydrologic Cycle, The Energy that Drives the Cycle, World Water Resources, The Geology of Groundwater, The Changing Cycle, Men's Interference with the Natural Cycle. Chapter 3 Measuring Water: The Hydrologjc Equation, Measurement of Precipitation, Groundwater Measurement, Measurement of Surface Runoff, Infiltration, Evaporation, and Transpiration. Chapter 4 Irrigation and Dams: The History of Water Engineering, Diversion Barrages, The Exploitation of Groundwater, Water Storage, Transport and Distribution, Irrigation Methods, The Engineering of Dams, Dam Foundations, Spillways and Erosion Control, Dam Construction. Chapter 5 Hydroelectricity: Water-Turbine Design, The Flexibility of Hydroelectric Power, Large-Scale Storage of Power, Economics of Power Production, The Industrial Potential of Hydroelectric Power, Power from the Tides. Chapter 6 Desalination: Desalination by Distillation, Electrodialysis, Reverse Osmosis, Desalination by Freezing, The Economics of Desalination. Chapter 7 Purifying Water: Natural Water, The Problem of Pollution, The Quality of Drinking Water, The.Testing of Water, Water Treatment Sedimentation, Sand Filtration, Aeration, Sterilization, Water-Softening Processes, Detergents and Radioactivity, Recycling Water. Chapter 8 Future Water Resources: The Making of Rain, Watering the Deserts, The Rerouting of Rivers, Freshwater Stores in the Sea, Conclusion. Suggested Reading. Picture Credits. Index. 8?x5?". . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KEB0001277

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Gunston, Ben
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Book Description Aldus. Book Condition: Very Good. . Aldus, 1969, 1st edn. trade softback in matt-laminated covers in mint condition; 192pp heavily illustrated in colour, Contents: Chapter 1 Why New Vehicles?: Transport over Land, Transport over Water. Chapter 2 The Hydrofoil Concept: How a Foil Works, Surface-piercing Foils, Air Stabilization, Submerged Foils, Cavitation, Propulsion, Structure and Materials. Chapter 3 Hydrofoil Achievements: The Supramar Company, The Soviet Union, Canada, The United States, The United Kingdom. Chapter 4 The Air-Cushion Concept: The Peripheral Jet, Providing Lift, Providing Thrust, Control, Performance, AC-Assisted Vehicles. Chapter 5 ACV Achievements: Modern Amphibious ACVs, Non-British ACVs, Sidewall Craft, Sporting Hovercraft, AC-Assisted Transporters. Chapter 6 Air-Film Lubrication: Tracked High-speed Systems, The TACV in Practice, Air-Cushion Handling. Chapter 7 The Future: Hydrofoils and Air Lifting Devices, Air-Cushion Vehicles, Bigger and Faster, Suspension Systems. Glossary.Tables: Hydrofoils Hovercraft and TACVs. IndexChapter 1 Toward a Crisis: Supply and Demand, Man's Water Requirement, The Problem of Wasted Water, The Water Paradox The International Hydrologic Deeade. Chapter 2 The Water Budget: The Hydrologic Cycle, The Energy that Drives the Cycle, World Water Resources, The Geology of Groundwater, The Changing Cycle, Men's Interference with the Natural Cycle. Chapter 3 Measuring Water: The Hydrologjc Equation, Measurement of Precipitation, Groundwater Measurement, Measurement of Surface Runoff, Infiltration, Evaporation, and Transpiration. Chapter 4 Irrigation and Dams: The History of Water Engineering, Diversion Barrages, The Exploitation of Groundwater, Water Storage, Transport and Distribution, Irrigation Methods, The Engineering of Dams, Dam Foundations, Spillways and Erosion Control, Dam Construction. Chapter 5 Hydroelectricity: Water-Turbine Design, The Flexibility of Hydroelectric Power, Large-Scale Storage of Power, Economics of Power Production, The Industrial Potential of Hydroelectric Power, Power from the Tides. Chapter 6 Desalination: Desalination by Distillation, Electrodialysis, Reverse Osmosis, Desalination by Freezing, The Economics of Desalination. Chapter 7 Purifying Water: Natural Water, The Problem of Pollution, The Quality of Drinking Water, The.Testing of Water, Water Treatment Sedimentation, Sand Filtration, Aeration, Sterilization, Water-Softening Processes, Detergents and Radioactivity, Recycling Water. Chapter 8 Future Water Resources: The Making of Rain, Watering the Deserts, The Rerouting of Rivers, Freshwater Stores in the Sea, Conclusion. Suggested Reading. Picture Credits. Index. 8½x5½". . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KEB0001277

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Gunston, Bill
Published by Aldus, London (1969)
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Book Description Aldus, London, 1969. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 192pp. 8.5 x 5.5 inches approx. Soft cover. Aldus Science and Technology Series. Many illustrations, mostly colour. EX-LIBRARY copy with just number on spine and picture credits page. A few marks on front cover. Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 6473

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Gunston, Bill
Published by Aldus Books Ltd, London (1969)
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Book Description Aldus Books Ltd, London, 1969. paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. numerous colour and b/w illustrations, text clean and tight. Clean Copy. Bookseller Inventory # 080701

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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR008737757

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