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Synopsis: From Introduction: No historian of naval architecture can avoid mention of the 18th century Swedish shipbuilder Fredrik Henrik Chapman, an Enlightenment figure other almost unheard-of outside Scandinavia. The foremost ship designer of his time, he owed his dominance to his extensive scientific trainings. He was the first to build ships on scientific principles, and his books far superior to the work of his contemporaries, became the basic texts of his profession. Chapman was responsible for changing ship construction from a traditional craft to an industry based on the application of scientific principle to the solution of design and construction problems.
Title: F.H. Chapman: The First Naval Architect and ...
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Naval Institute Press, 1989. Book Condition: Good. Hardcover with dust jacket showing signs of minimal shelfwear. Curling noted upper jacket. Contains many illustrations of ships. Bookseller Inventory # 7504
Book Description Naval Inst Pr February 1989, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. From private collection. In archival mylar protected dust jacket. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 'First, this book is manufactured to a high standard; it will last a very long time. I received a copy with a clear, book jacket cover, which protects the published book cover. This book has weight due to excellent British concern for paper and binding quality. From a point of view, as if it were a work of art, the publication is handsome. Pictorial representations are good; some being rather small but that due to lack of space: a reduction of size is required and thus forgivable. Line drawings of most things to have been built in the 1600s is a lost art. Today's computer based software generate construction drawings not of art but of precision and so, lack a certain Ã lan probably unknown even to the drafters of the vessels of the 1600s who would never know computers. The depths of appreciation include the world of mathematics peculiar to the Naval Architect also calculated automatically by modern computed aided drafting. It was done long hand. My point is, if you don't know what a vessel's righting moment is, not to worry: your eye will scan for hours about these several vessel's sweet and fair lines. If a Naval Architect, your appreciation will be long. In between? This is a fascinating read with plenty of Appendices to answer questions and define meanings. It would be a waste of genius if this book were left on the coffee table, unread, unopened, unappreciated for it's fine publication construction, it's hand drawn art and beauty, and the science still in use in ship building. Any difficulty reading this book is well worth the effort to understand and gain a knowledge of the art and science of ship building from about 1750 to 1810.' -- M. Gallegos. Bookseller Inventory # 55732
Book Description Naval Institute Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Book and Dust Jacket have noticeable wear. Sun fading on spine of dust jacket. Still very usable. Interior free from markings. SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS! Tracking Provided. DHL processing & USPS delivery for an average of 3-5 Day Standard & 2-3 Day Expedited! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000634996
Book Description Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., 1989. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First American Edition. Illustrated throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 081158
Book Description Naval Inst Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0870210521
Book Description Naval Institute Press, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001197016
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Used book in GOOD condition. Good enough to read. Binding in GOOD shape with no missing pages. Cover has visible wear. Markings, writings and highligtings inside the book. Text ONLY. Does NOT include accessories such as CD, DVD, access code etc. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0870210521GOA
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Used book in VERY GOOD condition. Tight Spine, Cover shows minor wear. Minor markings and highlights inside the book. Text Only. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0870210521VGA
Book Description Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A clean, sound copy. Dust jacket shows sunning to yellow color on spine, else clean and bright. An analysis of the work of Fredrik Hendrik of Chapman, author of the famed folio of ship drawings called Architectura Navalis Mercatoria, and often considered the first scientific shipbuilder. 255 pages, profusely illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Bookseller Inventory # 1101
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97808702105253.0