Larrie D. Ferreiro, "Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800"
English | 2006-12-01 | ISBN: 0262062593 | 432 pages | PDF | 5,8 MB
Winner, 2007 John Lyman Award for Best Book in Science and Technology, sponsored by the North American Society for Oceanic History.
"Naval architecture was born in the mountains of Peru, in the mind of a French astronomer named Pierre Bouguer who never built a ship in his life.
Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800.rar