Naval Architecture for Non-Naval Architects
This book is written for a broad readership, namely those whose work or play brings them into contact with boats or ships, but who are not themselves professional naval architects. Even those who are merely curious about the fascinating mysteries of ships and the sea may find this book worth reading. Young people who may be considering a career as a naval architect or marine engineer should also find this book of particular value and interest as a means of testing the intellectual waters. This book may prove a blessing to those patient souls, the spouses of professional naval architects. With what they learn here they need no longer stand around in mystified silence during social gatherings of the maritime clan. Written in engaging and easily understood terms, this is every man's guide to the fascinating subject of naval architecture.