Marine Structures Engineering: Specialized Applications

  • Authors
  • Gregory┬áP.┬áTsinker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Gregory P. Tsinker
    Pages 105-239
  3. J. R. Headland
    Pages 311-366
  4. J. R. Headland
    Pages 367-411
  5. Gregory P. Tsinker
    Pages 412-503
  6. Gregory P. Tsinker
    Pages 504-543
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 544-548

About this book


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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