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Economics of Ship Design

Influence of cost, construction and safety factors. Ship design criteria. Economics of ship propulsion
  • Alan E. Branch

Abstract

This chapter outlines the basic factors likely to influence the design of a modern vessel compatible with the market needs of the 1980s and beyond. It is not a technical assessment but primarily an evaluation of the economic and related factors relevant to efficient ship design; it should be read in conjunction with Chapter 4, which deals with ship investment criteria.

Keywords

Diesel Engine Steam Turbine Optimum Speed Hull Form Ship Design 
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© A. E. Branch 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan E. Branch
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  1. 1.Reading, BerkshireUK

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