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Fiberglass Boat Design and Construction


ISBN:  0-939773-19-8 

140 pages  ♦  Soft Cover  ♦ 2 lbs

Fiberglass Boat Design and Construction

by Robert J. Scott (1996)

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 engineering analysis of fiberglass structures, tempered with a practical, uncomplicated approach. The book is well illustrated and includes numerous step-by-step design examples.

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