Kalman Filtering: Theory and Practice, 1/e Authors: Mohinder S. Grewal, California State University, Fullerton Angus P. Andrews, Rockwell International Science Center © 1993, ISBN: 0-13-211335-X
Offshore Moorings : Proceedings of a Conference Price: $47.00
Buoy Engineering (Ocean Engineering, a Wiley Series) book by Henri O. Berteaux.one of the most knowledgeable people in the world in the area of buoy engineering. (WHOI)
Building Broadband Networks
Optical networks, undersea networks, GSM, UMTS.The recent explosion in broadband communications technologies has opened a new world of fast, flexible services and applications. To successfully implement these services, however, requires a solid understanding of the concepts and capabilities of broadband technologies and networks.
Submersible Vehicle Systems Design. 1990. Editor: Eugene Allmendinger. Published by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 601 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, N.J. 07306, 1990. ISBN 0-939773-06-6
Principles of Naval Architecture Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol.3
Design Aspects of Underwater Intervention Systems. 1996. By Hawley, Nuckols, Reader and Potter. Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 4050 Westmark Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52002. ISBN 0-7872-1510-4
Exploring the Deep. General Reference. 1994. Michael Welham. Published by Haynes Publishing, Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, Somerset BA22 7JJ. ISBN 1-85260-471-9
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has recently published the "Code of Practice for the Safe and Efficient Operation of Remotely Operated Vehicles". For information call 44-181-547-1566.
Sound Underwater Images: A Guide to The Generation and Interpretation of Side Scan Sonar Data. By John P. Fish and H. Arnold Carr. Available from American Underwater Search and Survey Ltd., Box 768, Cataumet, Massachusetts, USA 02534. ISBN 0-936972-14-9.
The following can be obtained from the Marine Technology Society at 1828 L. Street, Suite 906, Washington, DC. Email MTSPubs@aol.com or try http://www.MTSociety.org. MTS Publications include: The Operational Effectiveness of Unmanned, Underwater Systems (CD ROM) (Released 2/99), Operational Guidelines for ROVs (1984), Proceedings from ROV 83-92, Proceedings from UI 93-99
Several books on ROV Operations, along with a variety of other publications, are available through Ocean News and Technology magazine. Write to Technology Systems Corp., P.O. Box 2174, Palm City, FL. 34991-7174 for a listing or check their site at http://www.ocean-news.com., Publications include: Handbook for ROV Pilots/Technicians, Remotely Operated Vehicles of the World, An Introduction to ROV Operations, The Competent ROV Pilot/Technician, Competence with High Voltage AC Power, Distribution for ROV Personnel, Handbook for ROV Supervisors, Build your Own Underwater Robot
Burcher, R. and Rydill, L. 1995. Concepts in Submarine Design. Cambridge University Press: This book provides rare design and engineering information and is excellent in scope and content. Highly recommended reading for the technically inclined.
Busby, R.F. 1976. Manned Submersibles, Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, This is the finest book on the subject published to date. Written by the late Frank Busby, a "hands on" submersible expert, it is immensely practical and informative. Numerous actual examples and many drawings, photos and diagrams accentuate the informative text. Unfortunately, the book has been out of print for many years and is nearly impossible to find.
Busby, R.F. 1990. Undersea Vehicles Directory, Busby Associates, Inc., An excellent survey of manned submersibles and undersea vehicles. Though somewhat dated, the technical specifications and photos are valuable.
Rules for Building and Classing Underwater Vehicles, Systems and Hyperbaric Facilities. 1990. The American Bureau of Shipping., ABS has classed the majority of the Western world's manned submersibles and these are the design rules that you have to follow if you are designing a submarine or submersible for commercial application. Non-classed submersibles are generally illegal to operate and cannot be insured.
Terry, R. D. 1966. The Deep Submersible. Western Periodicals Company., Pre-dating Busby's seminal work by several years this is probably the second best work on the subject yet published.
Pritzlaff, J. editor. 1992. International Safety Standard Guidelines for the Operation of Tourist Submersibles. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers., Information on design and operational safety as it relates to tourist submarines. This study was developed by a panel that originally met in 1990 at a tourist submarine conference in Monte Carlo. The study was sponsored by U.S. Coast Guard and SNAME.
Miller, J.W. and Koblick, I.G. 1995. Living and Working in the Sea. 2nd Ed., Five Corners Publications, Ltd., ISBN 1-886699-01-1. This is the pre-eminent work on this subject and the only detailed overview yet published. Because so little work has been done on habitats since 1984, the information is still very pertinent.