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BOATOWNER'S MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL MANUAL : HOW TO MAINTAIN, REPAIR, AND IMPROVE YOUR BOAT'S ESSENTIAL SYSTEMS - EBOOK


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  • How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems

    Fecha de publicación: 2005

    PERMISOS
    Impresión: No - Copia: No

    IDIOMA: INGLÉS

    The boatowner's foremost troubleshooting guide, now 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 book aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:

    Battery technologies
    12- and 24-volt DC systems
    Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection
    Generators, inverters, and battery chargers
    Electric motors and electric lights
    Marine electronics, 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
    "If you had to choose a single book to help you assess and maintain your boat gear, this would be it." Practical Sailor

    "A truly remarkable bible. . . . This book is the best of its kind." WoodenBoat

    "A major achievement. . . . It would be hard to imagine anything going wrong on a boat that couldn't be figured out with this book." Sailing World

    "The world's best technical reference and troubleshooting book." Sailing Inland and Offshore

    "This manual will be of lasting interest to anyone who wants to know how their boat works, what has gone wrong when it doesn't, and how it could be fixed." Classic Boat

    "Without becoming too complex, the book covers almost every imaginable mechanical or electrical matter in the marine environment." Work Boat World

    "Calder lives what he writes, . . . [and] what he offers . . . is practical solutions to problems associated with increasingly complex marine systems. . . . [A] bargain for anyone in the construction and repair side of the boat business." Professional Boatbuilder



    List of Troubleshooting Charts

    List of Tables

    Preface and Acknowledgments to the Third Edition

    Preface and Acknowledgments to the Second Edition

    Introduction

    Chapter 1. Establishing a Balanced Battery-Powered Electrical System

    Introduction

    Batteries

    Getting Down to Specifics

    Putting the Pieces Together

    Summary: A Balanced System

    Chapter 2. Electrical Systems for Energy-Intensive Boats

    Additional Energy Sources

    Dual-Voltage DC Systems

    Fuel Cells, Higher-Voltage DC Boats, and Electric Propulsion

    Chapter 3. Maintaining and Troubleshooting a Battery-Powered Electrical System

    Batteries

    Alternators

    Voltage Regulators

    Diodes

    Chapter 4. Understanding and Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits

    Basic Concepts and Measurements

    DC Circuits

    AC Circuits

    Proper Electrical Installations

    Chapter 5. Corrosion, Bonding, Lightning Protection, and Grounding

    Corrosion

    Bonding and Cathodic Protection

    Lightning Protection

    Grounding

    Chapter 6. Battery Chargers, Inverters, Wind and Water Generators, and Solar Panels

    Battery Chargers

    Inverters

    Wind and Water Generators

    Solar Panels

    Chapter 7. AC Generators, DC Generators, Electric Motors (DC and AC), and Electric Lights

    AC Generators

    DC Generators

    Electric Motors

    Electric Lights

    Chapter 8. Marine Electronics: Antennas and Radio Grounds, Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference, and Saving Soaked Equipment

    Marine Electronics

    Antennas and Radio Grounds

    Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference

    Saving Soaked Equipment

    Chapter 9. Diesel Engines: Operation and Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Winter Layup

    Operation and Maintenance

    Troubleshooting Part 1: Failure to Start

    Troubleshooting Part 2: Operating Problems

    Winter Layup and Recommissioning

    Chapter 10. From Transmission to Propeller

    Transmissions and Shaft Brakes

    Connecting a Transmission to a Propeller Shaft

    Shaft Seals

    Struts, Bearings, and Propellers

    Chapter 11. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

    CFCs and the Ozone Hole

    Balancing Refrigeration Needs with Boat Use

    Air-Conditioning

    Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

    Charging and Topping-Off Procedures

    Chapter 12. Tanks, Plumbing, Toilets, and Through-Hull Fittings

    Tanks and Fittings

    Plumbing

    Marine Toilets (Heads)

    Through-Hulls and Seacocks

    Chapter 13. Pumps and Watermakers

    Pumps

    Pump Switches

    Watermakers

    Chapter 14. Steering Systems, Autopilots, and Wind Vanes

    Steering Systems

    Autopilots

    Wind Vane Self-Steering

    Chapter 15. Stoves, Cabin Heaters, Gas-Powered Water Heaters, and Lanterns

    Gas

    Alcohol, Kerosene, and Diesel Appliances

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Chapter 16. Blocks, Winches, Windlasses, and Bow Thrusters

    Blocks

    Winches

    Windlasses

    Bow Thrusters

    Chapter 17. Spars, Standing Rigging, and Roller Reefing

    Spars

    Standing Rigging

    Roller Reefing and Furling

    Glossary

    Appendix A: Checklist of Winterizing Procedures

    Appendix B: Freeing Frozen Parts and Fasteners

    Appendix C: Tools and Spare Parts

    Appendix D: Useful Tables

    Index


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