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Format: Books on Data DVD
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Knots, Splices and Rope Work
including Lashings, Tackle and Rigging

This listing is for 1 Data DVD. You will receive ALL the following reference books on a Disk!

1 - Knots, Splices and Rope Work (n.d.)

Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common Use
Illustrated with 156 Original diagrams Showing How Each Knot, Tie or Splice is Formed and Its Appearance When Complete.

Contents:

CORDAGE

Kinds of Rope. Construction of Rope. Strength of Ropes. Weight of Ropes. Material Used in Making Ropes.

SIMPLE KNOTS AND BENDS

Parts of Rope. Whipping and Seizing Rope. Loops. Cuckolds' Necks. Clinches. Overhand and Figure-eight Knots. Square and Reef Knots. Granny Knots. Open-hand and Fishermen's Knots. Ordinary Knots and Weavers' Knots. Garrick Bends and Hawser Hitches. Half-hitches.

TIES AND HITCHES

Larks' Heads. Slippery and Half-hitches. Clove Hitches. Gunners' Knots and Timber Hitches. Twists, Catspaws, and Blackwall Hitches. Chain Hitch. Rolling and Magnus Hitches. Studding-sail and Gaff-topsail Halyard Bends. Roband and Fisherman's Hitches.

NOOSES, LOOPS, AND MOORING KNOTS

Waterman's Knot. Larks' Heads with Nooses. Cleat and Wharf Ties. Bow-line Knots. Loops and Loop Knots.

SHORTENINGS, GROMMETS, AND SELVAGEES

Two-, Three-, and Fivefold Shortenings. Single Plaits and Monkey Chain. Twist Braids and Braiding Leather. Open Chains. Seized and Bow Shortenings. Sheepshanks and Dogshanks. Grommets. Selvagee Straps and Selvagee Boards. Flemish and Artificial Eyes. Throat Seizings. Lashed Splices.

LASHINGS, SEIZINGS, SPLICES, ETC.

Wedding Knots and Rose Lashings. Deadeye and Loop Lashings. Belaying-pin Splice. Necklace Ties. Close Bands and End Pointing. Ending Ropes. Short Splices. Long Splices. Eye and Cut Splices.

FANCY KNOTS AND ROPE WORK

Single Crown Knots. Tucked Crowns. Single Wall Knots. Common and French Shroud Knots. Double Crown and Double Wall Knots. Crowning Wall Knots. Double Wall and Crown. Manrope Knots. Topsail-halyard Toggles. Matthew Walker and Stopper Knots. Turks' Heads and Turks' Caps. Worming, Parcelling, and Serving. Serving Mallet. Half-hitch Work. Four-strand and Crown Braids. Rope Buckles and Swivels. Slinging Casks and Barrels. Rope Belting.


2 - The Use Of Ropes and Tackle (1922)

Author: H.J.Dana, W.A.Pearl.


3 - Handbook of Knots & Splices (1960)

Author: C Gibs.


4 - Pioneering Knots and Lashings (n.d.)

Author: Scout Production.


5 - Rigging (n.d.)

Author: Engineer Field Manual of Canada.

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION


General, aim, scope, references, dimensions
Annex a - imperial-metric conversion tables

CHAPTER 2 - CORDAGE


Section 1 - types of cordage: general, identification of cordage, vegetable fibres, synthetic fibres
Section 2 - care of cordage: general, whipping of cordage, parcelling cordage, inspection of cordage
Section 3 - knots, bends and hitches: general, seizing and frapping, stopper knots for cordage, knots joining two lengths of cordage, knots securing cordage to a spar, hook or ring, knots forming loops in cordage, knots to shorten or tighten cordage
Section 4 - splicing: general, short splicing, long splicing, eye splices, back splicing
Section 5 - lashings: general, strength and size of lashing, types of lashing
Section 6 - cordage strength: cordage size and weight, safe working load, working with cordage by hand
Annex a - comparative qualities of natural and synthetic cordages

CHAPTER 3 - STEEL WIRE ROPE


Section 1 - introduction: general, construction, lay, classification
Section 2 - care and maintenance of swr: coiling steel wire rope, care of steel wire rope, inspection, common causes of swr failures
Section 3 - fastenings and fittings: general, types of knots, clamps, thimbles, shackles, hooks
Section 4 - safe working load of swr: swr size, weight and strength, swr safe working load
Annex a - safe working load of hooks
Annex b - swr characteristics and applications

CHAPTER 4 - CHAINS


General, types of chains, chain grades, strength, inspection, care and use

CHAPTER 5 - SLINGS


General, safety, sling configurations, sling angles, safe working loads
Annex a - safe working load of slings

CHAPTER 6 - ANCHORAGES


General, types, existing natural or structural holdfasts, wooden picket holdfasts, steel picket holdfasts, surface baulk anchorages, buried baulk anchorages, construction, straight pull rock anchorage, elevated cable anchorage system, towers, cable, bridge / raft types, anchors
Annex a - design calculations for buried, (deadman) anchorages
Annex b - design calculations for an elevated, cable anchorage

CHAPTER 7 - BLOCKS AND TACKLES


Section 1 - tackles: general, terminology, blocks, care of tackles, safety precautions, pull applied by personnel
Section 2 - making tackles: selecting the block, reeving cordage tackles, steel wire rope tackles, anti -twisters, block lashing, mousing
Section 3 - mechanical advantage of tackles: general, theoretical gain, coefficient of friction, calculations, limiting factors
Annex a - example tackle design

CHAPTER 8 - FIELD MACHINES


Section 1 - standing derricks: description, guys, constructing a derrick
Section 2 - sheers: description, construction sequence, tension, guys, setting up
Section 3 - gyns: description, construction sequence, working with gyns, design

CHAPTER 9 - ELEVATED CABLES

General, design, construction
Annex a - design proforma for field machines

Knots:

Knots, Splices and Rope Work
including Lashings, Tackle and Rigging

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