Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible: Fully Updated, with New Information on Batteries, Charging Systems, Wiring, Lightning and Corrosion Protection, Instrumentation, Communications, GMDSS, GSP, RADA and Much More... by John C. Payne (Hardback, 2007)
Introduction Section One: Electrical Systems Chapter 1: Batteries Chapter 2: Battery-Charging Systems Chapter 3: Alternator-Charging Systems Chapter 4: Alternative Energy Systems Chapter 5: Battery Chargers Chapter 6: DC Systems Installation Chapter 7: Lightning Protection Chapter 8: Corrosion Chapter 9: Lighting Systems Chapter 10: DC Electrical Equipment Chapter 11; Water and Sewage Systems Chapter 12: Engine Electrical Systems Chapter 13: AC Power Systems Section Two: Electronics Systems Chapter 14: Navigation Station Design Chapter 15: Radar Chapter 16: Radar Reflectors Chapter 17: Autopilots Chapter 18: Position Fixing Systems Chapter 19: Communications Systems Chapter 20: Instrument Systems Chapter 21: Interference Chapter 22: Safety Systems Chapter 23: Computers Chapter 24: Entertainment Systems Chapter 25: Troubleshooting, Testing and Servicing Chapter 26: Service Directory Sources and Literature Acknowledgments Index
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.