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Construction of marine and offshore structures

Author: Ben C Gerwick
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Includes information on such topics as scour and erosion, high-performance steel, ultra-high-performance concrete, steel H piles, and damage from sabotage and terrorism.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben C Gerwick
ISBN: 9780849330520 0849330521
OCLC Number: 123144314
Description: 813 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTIONGeneralGeographyEcological EnvironmentLegal JurisdictionOffshore Construction Relationships and SequencesTypical Marine Structures and ContractsInteraction of Design and ConstructionPHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF MARINE AND OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTIONGeneralDistances and DepthsHydrostatic Pressure and BuoyancyTemperatureSeawater and Sea-Air Interface ChemistryCurrentsWaves and SwellsWinds and StormsTides and Storm SurgesRain, Snow, Fog, Spray, Atmospheric Icing, and LightningSea Ice and IcebergsSeismicity, Seaquakes, and TsunamisFloodsScourSiltation and Bed LoadsSabotage and TerrorismShip TrafficFire and SmokeAccidental EventsGlobal WarmingGEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS: SEAFLOOR AND MARINE SOILSGeneralDense SandsLiquefaction of SoilsCalcareous SandsGlacial Till and Boulders on SeafloorOverconsolidated SiltsSubsea Permafrost and ClathratesWeak Arctic Silts and ClaysIce Scour and PingosMethane GasMuds and ClaysCoral and Similar Biogenic Soils; Cemented Soils, Cap RockUnconsolidated SandsUnderwater Sand Dunes ("Megadunes")Bedrock OutcropsCobblesDeep Gravel DepositsSeafloor OozesSeafloor Instability and Slumping; Turbidity CurrentsScour and ErosionConcluding RemarksECOLOGICAL AND SOCIETAL IMPACTS OF MARINE CONSTRUCTIONGeneralOil and Petroleum ProductsToxic ChemicalsContaminated SoilsConstruction WastesTurbiditySediment Transport, Scour, and ErosionAir PollutionMarine Life: Mammals and Birds, Fish, and Other BiotaAquifersNoiseHighway, Rail, Barge, and Air TrafficProtection of Existing StructuresLiquefactionSafety of the Public and Third-Party VesselsArchaeological ConcernsMATERIALS AND FABRICATION FOR MARINE STRUCTURESGeneralSteel Structures for the Marine EnvironmentStructural ConcreteHybrid Steel-Concrete StructuresPlastics and Synthetic Materials, CompositesTitaniumRock, Sand, and Asphaltic-Bituminous MaterialsMARINE AND OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTGeneralBasic Motions in a SeawayBuoyancy, Draft, and FreeboardStabilityDamage ControlBargesCrane BargesOffshore Derrick Barges (Fully Revolving)Semisubmersible BargesJack-Up Construction BargesLaunch BargesCatamaran BargesDredgesPipe-Laying BargesSupply BoatsAnchor-Handling BoatsTowboatsDrilling VesselsCrew BoatsFloating Concrete PlantTower CranesSpecialized EquipmentMARINE OPERATIONSTowingMoorings and AnchorsHandling Heavy Loads at SeaPersonnel Transfer at SeaUnderwater Intervention, Diving, Underwater Work Systems, Remote-Operated Vehicles (ROVs), and ManipulatorsUnderwater Concreting and GroutingOffshore Surveying, Navigation, and Seafloor SurveysTemporary Buoyancy AugmentationSEAFLOOR MODIFICATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTSGeneralControls for Grade and PositionSeafloor Dredging, Obstruction Removal, and LevelingDredging and Removal of Hard Material and RockPlacement of Underwater FillsConsolidation and Strengthening of Weak SoilsPrevention of LiquefactionScour ProtectionConcluding RemarksINSTALLATION OF PILES IN MARINE AND OFFSHORE STRUCTUREGeneralFabrication of Tubular Steel PilesTransportation of PilingInstalling PilesMethods of Increasing PenetrationInsert PilesAnchoring into Rock or HardpanTesting High Capacity PilesSteel H PilesEnhancing Stiffness and Capacity of PilesPrestressed Concrete Cylinder PilesHandling and Positioning of Piles for Offshore TerminalsDrilled and Grouted PilesCast-in-Drilled-Hole Piles, Drilled ShaftsOther Installation ExperienceInstallation in Difficult SoilsOther Methods of Improving the Capacity of Driven PilesSlurry Walls, Secant Walls, and Tangent WallsSteel Sheet PilesVibratory Pile HammersMicropilesHARBOR, RIVER, AND ESTUARY STRUCTURESGeneralHarbor StructuresRiver StructuresFoundations for Overwater Bridge PiersSubmerged Prefabricated Tunnels (Tubes)Storm Surge BarriersFlow-Control StructuresCOASTAL STRUCTURESGeneralOcean Outfalls and IntakesBreakwatersOffshore TerminalsOFFSHORE PLATFORMS: STEEL JACKETS AND PIN PILESGeneralFabrication of Steel JacketsLoad-Out, Tie-Down, and TransportRemoval of Jacket from Transport Barge; Lifting; LaunchingUpending of JacketInstallation on the SeafloorPile and Conductor InstallationDeck InstallationExamplesCONCRETE OFFSHORE PLATFORMS: GRAVITY-BASE STRUCTURESGeneralStages of ConstructionAlternative Concepts for ConstructionSub-Base ConstructionPlatform RelocationHybrid Concrete-Steel PlatformsPERMANENTLY FLOATING STRUCTURESGeneralFabrication of Concrete Floating StructuresConcrete Properties of Special Importance to Floating StructuresConstruction and LaunchingFloating Concrete BridgesFloating TunnelsSemi-SubmersiblesBargesFloating AirfieldsStructures for Permanently Floating ServiceMarinasPiers for Berthing Large ShipsFloating BreakwatersMating AfloatOTHER APPLICATIONS OF MARINE AND OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGYGeneralSingle-Point MooringsArticulated ColumnsSeafloor TemplatesUnderwater Oil Storage VesselsCable Arrays, Moored Buoys, and Seafloor DeploymentOcean Thermal Energy ConversionOffshore Export and Import Terminals for Cryogenic Gas-LNG and LPGOffshore Wind-Power FoundationsWave-Power StructuresTidal Power StationsBarrier WallsBreakwatersINSTALLATION OF SUBMARINE PIPELINESGeneralConventional S-Lay BargeBottom-Pull MethodReel BargeSurface FloatControlled Underwater Flotation (Controlled Subsurface Float)Controlled Above-Bottom PullJ-Tube Method from PlatformJ-Lay from BargeS-Curve with Collapsible FloatsBundled PipesDirectional Drilling (Horizontal Drilling)Laying Under IceProtection of Pipelines: Burial and Covering with RockSupport of PipelinesCryogenic Pipelines for LNG and LPGPLASTIC AND COMPOSITE PIPELINES AND CABLESSubmarine Pipelines of Composite Materials and PlasticsCable LayingTOPSIDE INSTALLATIONGeneralModule ErectionHookupGiant Modules and Transfer of Complete DeckFloat-Over Deck StructuresREPAIRS TO MARINE STRUCTURESGeneralPrinciples Governing RepairsRepairs to Steel StructuresRepairs to Corroded Steel MembersRepairs to Concrete StructuresRepairs to FoundationsFire DamagePipeline RepairsSTRENGTHENING EXISTING STRUCTURESGeneralStrengthening of Offshore Platforms, Terminals, Members and AssembliesIncreasing Capacity of Existing Piles for Axial LoadsIncreasing Lateral Capacity of Piles and Structures in Soil-Structure InteractionPenetrations Through Concrete WallsSeismic RetrofitREMOVAL AND SALVAGERemoval of Offshore PlatformsRemoval of Piled Structures (Terminals, Trestles, Shallow-Water Platforms)Removal of Pile-Supported Steel PlatformsRemoval of Concrete Gravity: Base Offshore PlatformsNew Developments in Salvage TechniquesRemoval of Harbor StructuresRemoval of Coastal StructuresCONSTRUCTIBILITYGeneralConstruction Stages for Offshore StructuresPrinciples of ConstructibilityFacilities and Methods for FabricationLaunchingAssembly and Jointing AfloatMaterial Selection and ProceduresConstruction ProceduresAccessTolerancesSurvey ControlQuality Control and AssuranceSafetyControl of Construction: Feedback and ModificationContingency PlanningManualsOn-Site Instruction SheetsRisk and Reliability EvaluationCONSTRUCTION IN THE DEEP SEAGeneralConsiderations and Phenomena for Deep-Sea OperationsTechniques for Deep-Sea ConstructionProperties of Materials for the Deep SeaPlatforms in the Deep Sea: Compliant StructuresTension-Leg Platforms (TLP's)SPARSShip-Shaped FPSOsDeep-Water MooringsConstruction Operations on the Deep SeafloorDeep-Water Pipe LayingSeafloor Well CompletionsDeep-Water Bridge PiersARCTIC MARINE STRUCTURESGeneralSea Ice and IcebergsAtmospheric ConditionsArctic Seafloor and GeotechnicsOceanographicEcological ConsiderationsLogistics and OperationsEarthwork in the Arctic OffshoreIce StructuresSteel and Concrete Structures for the ArcticDeployment of Structures in the ArcticInstallation at SiteIce Condition Surveys and Ice ManagementDurabilityConstructibilityPipeline InstallationCurrent Arctic DevelopmentsREFERENCESINDEX
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