Principles of Yacht Design

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Overview

"This book is deeply fascinating...a must." — Classic Boat

Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including:

  • Design methodology and considerations
  • The yacht's specifications
  • Hull geometry, including lines plans and computer aided design (CAD)
  • Hydrostatics and stability in waves and calm
  • Hull design
  • Keel and rudder design
  • Sail and rig design
  • Balance
  • Propeller and engine characteristics
  • High-speed powerboat hydrodynamics
  • Hull construction considerations for sail and power
  • Rig calculations
  • ISO standards for dimensioning
  • Cockpit, deck, and cabin layout
  • Weight calculations
  • Design evaluation, performance prediction, experimental techniques, and computational fluid dynamics

"A classic." — Cruising World

"A sound and up to date manual of yacht design . . .

a classic in its field" — Practical Boat Owner

"A definitive work on yacht design." — Cruising

"Ideal for budding designers and mathematically-minded yachtsmen." — Yachting Monthly

"The standard book on the subject." — Yachting Life

"Covers every aspect of the yacht design process." — IBI magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071826402
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/14/2014
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 13.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Lars Larsson is a naval architect and professor of hydrodynamics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Larsson is president of Flowtech International, a company specializing in hydrodynamic software for ship design. Visit www.flowtech.se for more information.

Rolf Eliasson is a yacht design/construction engineer who has seen more than 5,000 yachts built from his designs. Eliasson is one of the forerunners in using computer techniques for yacht design and the evolution of new designs.

Michal Orych is a PhD student in naval architecture and works with Larsson at Flowtech International AB.

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Symbols
Introduction 1
1 Design Methodology 5
2 Preliminary Considerations 10
3 Hull Geometry 16
4 Hydrostatics and Stability 30
5 Hull Design 57
6 Keel and Rudder Design 96
7 Sail and Rig Design 132
8 Balance 155
9 Propeller and Engine 164
10 Rig Construction 182
11 Hull Construction 203
12 The ABS Guide 246
13 Layout 266
14 Design Evaluation 280
Appendix 1: Main particulars of the YD-40 291
Appendix 2: Weight calculation 292
Appendix 3: References 298
Index 300
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