New. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Jersey City: SNAME, 1996. Reprint. 8vo. Trade paperback, 140 pp. This book presents the small boat designer and builder with a basic insight into the nature of fiberglass as a boatbuilding material, as well as a sound, yet simple, approach to analyzing fiberglass boat hull structures. A thorough review is given to the characteristics of fiberglass materials and laminate design properties. In addition, valuable data is presented on basic design principles such as selection of structural loads, safety factors, deflection and vibration limitation. The level of detail presented in this book is tuned to the boat designer who recognizes the need for a sound engineering analysis of the fiberglass structures, tempered with a practical, uncomplicated approach. The book is well illustrated and includes numerous stepbystep design examples. Slight shelf wear. Unread, never sold. New.
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