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9%OFFFossati, Fabio - Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts: The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design - 9781408113387 - V9781408113387
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Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts: The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design

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Description for Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts: The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design Paperback. A groundbreaking, technical book on yacht design linked to the theory and testing of how a sailing yacht behaves underway. Num Pages: 352 pages, Colour diagrams, graphs and photos throughout. BIC Classification: TRLD; WSSN3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 191 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1200. The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design. 352 pages, Colour diagrams, graphs and photos throughout. A groundbreaking, technical book on yacht design linked to the theory and testing of how a sailing yacht behaves underway. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: TRLD; WSSN3. Dimension: 254 x 191 x 25. Weight: 1200.
This is a groundbreaking, technical analysis of yacht design, linked to the theory and testing of how a sailing yacht behaves underway. It is cutting edge - the author (a world expert in the field) has drawn his conclusions from years of research, analytical testing in wind tunnels and tanks, and his results represent the state of the art in performance prediction which underlies all modern yacht design. State of the art and with a revolutionary modern approach, Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts provides a systematic and completely up to date analysis, complete with colour photographs and diagrams ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Adlard Coles Nautical
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408113387
SKU
V9781408113387
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

About Fossati, Fabio
Fabio Fossati has been scientific co-ordinator for the wind tunnel testing of sailing yachts at Milan Polytechnic since 2004, and was in charge of wind tunnel testing for the Prada Challenge and Luna Rossa America's Cup teams. He is currently Research Associate of the International Technical Committee of the Offshore Racing Congress, and is also ... Read more

Reviews for Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts: The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design
'...for students intending to make a career in yacht design and testing...' Amateur Yacht Research Society (October 2009) 'Based on research in wind tunnel and test tank - as well as with real life 12-Metres - it's profound and authoritative.' Sailing Today (February 2010) '...an in-depth analysis...the cruising sailor will enjoy explanations of the science behind design, velocity, ... Read more

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