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N , C. D. M ixed blessing, the motor in Britain. Leonard Hill, London (1958). C ornwell. E. L. Commercial road vehicles. \y , John. The Bosch book o f the motorcar. Collins, London (1975). no, G. N. 4 history o f sports cars. Nelson, London (1970). agl' The complete encyclopedia o f motorcars 18S3 to date. Anthont'. (1971)- Ebury Press, London (1973). Cassell, London Steam cars 1 770 to i<)70. N icholson, T . R. The vintage car, i g i q - i g j o . Batsford, London (1966). \m. The motorcar and politics, i8 g 6 - ig 7 0 .

Journal of Commerce, Liverpool (1965). ------------------------. British standard skips o f World War I. Journal of Commerce, Liverpool (1968). M urray, J. M. Merchant ships i8 6 o -ig 6 o . Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London (i960). , and A shron, L. Research in fire fighting and fire protection in ships. Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London (1965). Palmer, S. The impact of the gas turbine on the design o f major surface warships. Architects, London (1973). v , j . R. The economics o f shipbuilding.

Although the steam turbine has a high power-to-weight and power-to-volume ratio and is quieter and causes less vibration than a reciprocating engine, it also has disadvantages: it is not economical at cruising speeds; it cannot be reversed; and a high standard of quality control is required to achieve the same standards of reliability in a turbine as a reciprocating engine. Steam J y6o SHIPS AND SHI PS S HI P B UI L DI NG F ig . 14. Therm al efficiency o f marine engines. AND S HI P B UI L DI NG 761 B IB L IO G R A P H Y Baxter, B.

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