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New Book: Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas

Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas

“Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas”  is a new book by David Basco (dbasco@odu.edu) about how to design alternatives to reduce coastal flood and wave damage, erosion and loss of ecosystems facing an unknown future of sea level rise. The latest theories are interlaced with applied examples from the author’s 48 years of experience in teaching, research

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Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Dr. Christopher Lavers has published a new edition of his best-selling book “Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers” in the Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series. He is a physics lecturer and subject matter expert in maritime and remote-sensing subjects at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theoretical work required by

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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Pleuger Celebrates 90 Years

Pleuger anniversary

Pleuger Industries, the Hamburg specialist for submersible motor pumps, turns 90. Pleuger’s recent repositioning as an independent mechanical engineering company and its continuing expansion provide Pleuger’s long-standing workforce with plenty of reasons to celebrate: At the end of June, the Pleuger family celebrated a success story with its new private equity partner, which began in the Golden Twenties of Berlin

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U.S. Coast Guard Discusses Its Developing Role in the Arctic

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Pacific Area commander discussed the service’s strategic outlook for the Arctic, its new class of polar security cutters, and its efforts to improve maritime domain awareness in the high latitudes. The keynote speech given by Vice Adm. Linda Fagan was during the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle, Washington. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently

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