Marine Structures Engineering: Specialized Applications: Specialized applications / Edition 1

Marine Structures Engineering: Specialized Applications: Specialized applications / Edition 1

by Gregory Tsinker, Tsinker
     
 

Marine Structures Engineering is designed to help engineers meet the growing worldwide demand for construction of new ports and the modernization of existing ports and terminals. It provides an authoritative guide to the design, construction, rehabilitation, repair, and maintenance of port and harbor structures. Each chapter is self-contained, allowing readers to

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Marine Structures Engineering is designed to help engineers meet the growing worldwide demand for construction of new ports and the modernization of existing ports and terminals. It provides an authoritative guide to the design, construction, rehabilitation, repair, and maintenance of port and harbor structures. Each chapter is self-contained, allowing readers to access specific information. The Author draws on his extensive experience in offshore structure and port engineering to demonstrate evaluation, rehabilitation, repair, and maintenance of in-service marine structures. Also covered in detail are state-of-the-art approaches to: *marine structures in cold regions, with special attention to the role of ice loads, permafrost, and other ice effects *shiplifts, marine railways, shipways, and dry docks *offshore moorings *floating breakwaters *marinas *structures that protect bridge piers from ship impact. Offering practical information on all aspects of marine structures, this book serves as an indispensable resource to all engineers and professionals involved in design, construction, maintenance, and modernization of ports and harbors.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412985713
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/1995
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.31(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Contributors. The0dock-in-service: evaluation of load carrying capacity, repair, rehabilitation. Marine structures in cold regions. Shiplifts, marine railways, shipways, and dry (graving) docks. Offshore moorings. Floating breakwaters. Marinas. Bridge pier protection from ship impact. Index.

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