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Islands for offshore nuclear power stations : a report prepared for the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Science, Research and Development

Author: Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Science, Research, and Development.; Binnie & Partners.
Publisher: London : Graham & Trotman for the Commission of the European Communities, 1982.
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Islands for offshore nuclear power stations.
London : Graham & Trotman for the Commission of the European Communities, 1982
(OCoLC)558585115
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Science, Research, and Development.; Binnie & Partners.
ISBN: 0860103730 9780860103738
OCLC Number: 12449177
Description: ix, 160 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 30 cm
Contents: 1. Terms of Reference.- 2. Introduction.- 3. Literature Review.- 4. Design Criteria.- Siting categories.- Design life.- Hazard.- Design parameters.- Nuclear power station.- Access.- Construction & operation personnel.- Transmission links.- 5. Island Concepts.- Types of island.- Features of island types.- Comparison of island types.- Comparison of concrete & steel.- Conclusions.- 6. Outline Designs.- Floating island.- Semisubmersible.- Gravity platform.- Caisson island.- Fill island.- Caisson retained island.- Protected floating island.- Caisson/fill island.- Caisson/piled island.- Cooling water.- Access.- 7. Construction Methods and Times.- Floating island and semisubmersible.- Gravity platform.- Caisson island.- Fill island.- Caisson retained.- Protected floating island.- Caisson/fill and caisson/piled islands.- Power station development.- 8. Plant Construction Costs.- General.- Floating island.- Semisubmersible.- Fixed island.- Fill island.- Caisson & composite islands.- Summary.- 9. Unit Costs For Islands.- General.- Concrete in islands.- Sandfill.- Natural gravel.- Rockfill.- Filter.- Rock armour.- Concrete in armour units.- Sheet piled quays.- Summary.- 10. Cost Estimates.- General.- Costs of outline designs.- Auxiliary structures.- Access.- Transmission links.- Summary.- 11. Conclusions.- Design criteria.- Types of island.- Siting categories - island suitability.- Timescale.- Production/construction facilities.- Factors affecting overall costs.- Power station weight and layout Summary.- Summary.- 12. Recommendations.- Appendices.- A Technical Annex to Contract No 623-79-12 EC1 UK.- B Draft Information Note.- C Selected Bibliography.- D Water Depths within Study Area.- E Wave Heights within Study Area.- F Wave Forces.- G Tidal Ranges within Study Area.- H Extreme Water Levels.- J Dynamic Stability of Offshore Islands.- K Cooling Water Dispersion.
Responsibility: [prepared by] Binnie & Partners.
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