Architectura navalis mercatoria : the classic of eighteenth-century naval architecture / Fredrik Henrik af Chapman

por Chapman, Fredrik Henry

Libro
ISBN: 9780486451558
Editor: Mineola : Dover, 2006
Descripción Física: 152 p. : principalmente il.; 31 cm
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48/66 7142 Libros modernos desde 1900

First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating look at the maritime world of the eighteenth century, documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries. Seventy detailed illustrations chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging for packet ships, pleasure boats, privateers, frigates, and other ships.\r\nFredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721-1808) was a naval architect, a vice-admiral in the Swedish navy, and the author of several books on shipbuilding. This volume constitutes an indispensable treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts, as well as anyone who appreciates the art of drafting. Reprint of the Holmiæ, Stockholm, 1768 edition

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Index and descriptions of the draughts contained in this work
The plates
Author's preface to the Tractat om Skepps-Byggeriet, 1775
On the resistance which a ship in motion meets from the water
On the dimensions of ships
On the proportions of privateers
On the proportions of masts and yards for merchant ships
On the construction of the scale of solidity
On the measurement for tonnage and stowage
On the accommodations for provisions.

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Publicado originalmente: Stockholm : Holmiae, 1768



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First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating look at the maritime world of the eighteenth century, documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries. Seventy detailed illustrations chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging for packet ships, pleasure boats, privateers, frigates, and other ships.\r\nFredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721-1808) was a naval architect, a vice-admiral in the Swedish navy, and the author of several books on shipbuilding. This volume constitutes an indispensable treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts, as well as anyone who appreciates the art of drafting. Reprint of the Holmiæ, Stockholm, 1768 edition

Tabla de Contenidos

Index and descriptions of the draughts contained in this work
The plates
Author's preface to the Tractat om Skepps-Byggeriet, 1775
On the resistance which a ship in motion meets from the water
On the dimensions of ships
On the proportions of privateers
On the proportions of masts and yards for merchant ships
On the construction of the scale of solidity
On the measurement for tonnage and stowage
On the accommodations for provisions.

Notas

Publicado originalmente: Stockholm : Holmiae, 1768


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