IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology; the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals. IMarEST is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.
This book provides a methodical approach to the appraisal of ships within their own Class and within their trade using statistical and historical data as working tools but, most importantly, recognising the intended use of the valuation.
The fifteen Chapters in this book cover the following: Setting Objectives, Initial Problem Discussion, Highlighting Maintenance Costs, The Need for an Optimal Maintenance Policy, A Good Planned Maintenance System, An Integrated Maintenance Control System, Budgetary Control for Maintenance, Computerisation of Planned Maintenance Control System, Operational Research, Operational Research Techniques useful in Maintenance Studies Part 1 and Part 2, Case Study, Data Collection, Producing Solutions, Case Study, Developing Maintenance Strategies
This book is intended to be a reference guide for those engineers and students engaged in the design and operation of ship electric energy systems especially considering its predominant role in efficiency, emissions and fuel consumption.
Are microbes the invisible enemy? some are benefical while others can be harmful to human health and damage goods. Unfortunately for the marine and offshore industries most of the microbes encountered fall into the harmful category and the problems they can cause are exacerbated by the marine envrionment.
This 12-chapter book sets out to provide useful information covering many areas including ship types, describing the majority of vessels, large and small, several types are illustrated by diagrams with salient features clearly marked.