What can new hull forms do to minimize fuel costs
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Published by Statens skeppsprovningsanstalt, Distributed by Liber Distribution in Göteborg, Vallingby, Sweden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ship resistance.,
  • Hulls (Naval architecture),
  • Ships -- Cost of operation.,
  • Ships -- Fuel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 37-38.

Statementby Åke Williams.
SeriesMeddelanden från Statens skeppsprovningsanstalt,, nr. 87 =, Publications of the Swedish Maritime Research Centre,, nr. 87, Meddelande från Statens skeppsprovningsanstalt ;, nr. 87.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM156 .G6 nr. 87, VM751 .G6 nr. 87
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3868285M
ISBN 109138059770
LC Control Number81190571

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