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Useful links

09.11.2021

Useful links

The internet nowadays is a vast domain of information but the quality of this information may vary from site to site. User discretion is therefore advised with using the internet as a source of information.

To help with gathering information via the internet following is a small sample of internet links that may be useful.

Although all links were tested when this book went into print users should be aware that the internet is changing all the time and that internet links may not be available when you try them (broken links).

A "clickable" version of this list can be found on the publisher's website: www.dokmar.com

New interesting links that could be included in the next print of this book may be sent to the publisher's e-mail address: info@dokmar.com

1. Standards

www.imo.org

International Maritime Organisation

www.iso.org

International Organization for Standardization

www.cen.eu

European Committee for Standardization

www.cenelec.eu

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization

www.iec.ch

International Electrotechnical Commission

www.cie.co.at

International Commission on Illumination

www.itu.int

International Communication Union

 www.bsigroup.com   British Standards, main internet site

www.ansi.org   American National Standards Institute with a vast Internet Resources Overview page some of which are also listed here.

www.uscg.mil United States Coast Guard (USCG) main site

www.standard.no/en/sectors/Petroleum Norwegian Standards for the Petroleum Industry

.2. Ships Classification Societies

Some of the major ships classification societies are listed below. Only those societies are listed that are member of both the International Association of Classification Societies and the European Maritime Safety Agency

www.iacs.org.uk

International Association of Classification Societies

www.emsa.europa.eu

European Maritime Safety Agency

www.lr.org/sectors/marine

Lloyd's Registers ships classification main internet site.

www.cdlive.lr.org

Lloyd's Registers marine classification information service with entries to lists of type approved equipment

www.eagle.org

American Bureau of shipping

www.bureauveritas.com

Bureau Veritas main internet site with link to Maritime Industry section

www.gl-group.com

Germanischer Lloyd

www.rina.org

Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)

www.classnk.or.jp

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, known as ClassNK or NK, Japanese classification society

www.rs-head.spb.ru/en

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping

www.dnv.com/industry/maritime

Det Norske Veritas, Marine section


3. Large systems and equipment suppliers
Some of the major international systems and equipment suppliers are listed below. 

www.schneider-electric.com

Schneider Electric, components, complete assemblies and systems. Main site with a large database with free downloads of Cahiers Technique in PDF format with very detailed design information on various subjects.

Enter "cahiers" in the search input field to get a complete overview.

www.siemens.com

Siemens, components, complete assemblies and systems. Main site with again lots of free information and download

www.abb.com

ABB, components, complete assemblies and systems

www.ge.com

GE, components, complete assemblies and systems

www.nema.org

NEMA, the Association of Electrical and Medical Imaging Equipment. NEMA is the trade association for the electrical manufacturing industry in the USA and has approximately 450 member companies manufacturing products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity..

4. Material classification

www.ul.com

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety certification organization that is testing products and writing standards for safety

www.ptb.de/en

The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the German national metrology institute providing scientific and technical services. PTB certificates are applied for instance to explosion proof equipment

.5 Ships Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Two examples of internet sites with live presentation of ships movements around the world

www.marinetraffic.com/ais

 

www.digital-seas.com

 

6. General science, basics for engineering

www.bubl.ac.uk                                BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources covering all academic subject areas

www.intute.ac.uk                             INTUTE is a useful site to find websites for study and research

www.unesco.org     

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural specific the Natural Science section (tab Organisation and on their site more)

7. Various sites

Below is a sample of internet sites that may contain useful information. This is a random selection from the millions of sites now available on the internet

www.mathconnect.com

Mathconnect, on-line calculations and conversions. Simple to use site with direct results

www.thefreedictionary.com

Free on-line English dictionary

www.wetransfer.com

For transfer of big files which are difficult to attach to e-mails

www.stormy.ca

Canadian internet site loaded with interesting information and more links

www.gizmology.net/batteries

Some notes on the selection of batteries with an on-line calculation part

www.islandnet.com/robb/marine.html

Site with some interesting guidance for testing

www.webbook.nist.gov/chemistry

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Chemistry Web-Book with a search engine and database to find the chemical properties of 70.000+ materials

 


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