Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

Written by: Nigel Calder

  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071790349
  • ISBN-13: 9780071790345
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Book Summary

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever!

If it�s on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it�s covered in Boatowner�s Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:

  • Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells
  • 12- and 24-volt DC systems
  • Electric and hybrid propulsion
  • How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats
  • Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection
  • Generators, inverters, battery chargers , wind and water generators, and solar power
  • Electric motors and electric lights
  • Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI
  • Diesel engines
  • Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls
  • Pumps and watermakers
  • Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes
  • Stoves and heaters
  • Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters
  • Spars, rigging, and roller reefing

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