Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures, Third Edition

Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures, Third Edition

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For two decades, Ben Gerwick's ability to capture the current state of practice and present it in a straightforward, easily digestible manner has made Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures the reference of choice for modern civil and maritime construction engineers. The third edition of this perennial bestseller continues to be the most modern and authoritative guide in the field. Based on the author's lifetime of experience, the book also incorporates relevant published information from many sources. Updated and expanded to reflect new technologies, methods, and materials, the book includes new information on topics such as liquefaction of loose sediments, scour and erosion, archaeological concerns, high-performance steel, ultra-high-performance concrete, steel H piles, and damage from sabotage and terrorism. It features coverage of LNG terminals and offshore wind and wave energy structures. Clearly, concisely, and accessibly, this book steers you away from the pitfalls and toward the successful implementation of principles that can bring your marine and offshore projects to life.4.2.3 Erection of Structural Steel The spatial relationship of structural elements is critical for offshore structures that are to be assembled in the field or where ... Central control In all, 24 cranes were involved in the two major side-frame lifts during the erection of platform Cerveza, which was 1000 ft. ... The jacket, which was being fabricated lying on one side, was divided by vertical planes to form five stages.

Title:Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures, Third Edition
Author:Ben C. Gerwick, Jr
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-03-05


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