Ocean Structures: Construction, Materials, and Operations

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Arvind Kumar Jain

December 29, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 329 Pages - 271 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781498797429 - CAT# K30441

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Features

  • Discusses construction methods, materials, health monitoring, and repair and rehabilitation methods for offshore structures.
  • Covers various types of ocean structures: drilling platforms, processing platforms and vessels, towers, sea walls and surge barriers, and more.
  • Presents the use of MEMS in offshore structures, with regard to military and oil exploration applications.
  • Explains the concepts through clear explanations, illustrations, and tutorials.
  • Includes numerous solved problems and examples to help readers understand the applied concepts.

Summary

This book addresses the concepts of material selection and analysis, choice of structural form, construction methods, environmental loads, health monitoring, non-destructive testing, and repair methodologies and rehabilitation of ocean structures. It examines various types of ocean and offshore structures, including drilling platforms, processing platforms and vessels, towers, sea walls and surge barriers, and more. It also explores the use of MEMS in offshore structures, with regard to military and oil exploration applications. Full-color figures as well as numerous solved problems and examples are included to help readers understand the applied concepts.