- Hardcover: 481 pages
- Publisher: Sheridan House; 3rd edition (1 January 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1574092421
- ISBN-13: 978-1574092424
- Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 3.5 x 25.8 cm
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,98,412 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible: Fully Updated, with New Information on Batteries, Charging Systems, Wiring, Lightning and Corrosion ... GMDSS, GSP, Rada and Much More... Hardcover – 1 Jan 2007
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"Electrical problems are not an inevitable part of cruising and racing. An acceptable level of reliability is possible, and in fact is necessary,' says author John Payne. His Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible will help you achieve this reliability with detailed information on selecting, installing, maintaining and troubleshooting all the electrical and electronic systems on your boat. The information is presented in classic textbook style, accompanied by tables, graphs, and wiring diagrams to make the information easy to find and understand. Each chapter is dedicated to a system, which is explained and thoroughly analyzed. This new edition is fully updated to include modern systems and new technologies"--SAIL Sail Magazine This new edition is expanded to include advances in marine electronics, including the Internet, email, GMDSS, and updated radio frequencies. The easy-to-follow reference handbook advises, with diagrams, how to select, install, maintain, and troubleshoot onboard electrical or electronic systems. It includes a three-language electrical glossary, a worldwide service directory, and a listing of marine electrical suppliers. Cruising World The Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible by John Payne differs from most other treatments of this important topic in its outline format. There s very little theory or long digressions; as Sgt. Friday s sidekick used to say: Just the facts, ma'am. The troubleshooting guides are valuable. Includes AC and DC systems, plus most electronic equipment. A handy reference. Practical Sailor Everything a sailor could possibly want to know about marine electronics is here...as a reference book on the subject it is outstanding. Classic Boat
About the Author
John C. Payne is a professional marine electrical engineer and surveyor, with a career spanning more than 30 years in commercial shipping, the offshore oil industry and yachting. He is a qualified technical writer and has been involved with everything from submarine sonar systems and oil rig operation manuals to military helicopters. Currently he is a commissioning manager for some of the world's largest and most complex offshore oil production and drilling installations. John is the author of nine marine electrical and electronics books and numerous magazine articles. He has built and restored several yachts and lives aboard his own boat. His website is www.fishingboats.com.
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