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Floating structures

Floating structures

a guide for design and analysis

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Published by CMPT in Ledbury .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore structures -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by N.D.P. Barltrop.
    SeriesPublication -- 101/98, Publication / Centre for Marine and Petroleum Technology -- 101/98
    ContributionsBarltrop, N. D. P., Centre for Marine and Petroleum Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22567173M
    ISBN 101870553357
    OCLC/WorldCa42040356

    ONE PIECE CONSTRUCTION: Floating homes and commercial structures are built in one piece. MASS OR WEIGHT: Foundations are heavy with a low centre of gravity providing a safe, gentle ride. DURABLE: Floating foundations must last longer than the structure built on it. RIGID: Built on land with rigidity to withstand lifting and launching stresses. Floating Structures is a worldwide leader in floating technology and pioneers new concepts and designs for future floating construction projects.

    As a rule, the Mega-Float is a floating structure having at least one length dimension greater than 60 metres ( ft) Horizontally large floating structures can be from to 5, metres (1, to 16, ft) in length and to 1, metres ( to 3, ft) in . The Floating Structures Association of Japan has lobbied supplementing urban sprawl inland with expansion outward into the sea through the employment of Very Large Floating Structures (VLFS) pontoon technology that will reduce the impact on the : C.M. Wang and B.T. Wang.

      Sizing of the floating structure and its mooring system depends on its function VLFS’s usually constructed at shore-based building sites remote from the deepwater installation area and without extensive preparation of the foundation. Owing to the corrosive sea environment, floating structures have to be provided with a good corrosion.   Offshore Structure Design, Construction and Maintenance covers all types of offshore structures and platforms employed worldwide. The ultimate reference for selecting, operating and maintaining offshore structures, this book provides a road map for designing structures which will stand up even in the harshest environments.


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