By Andrew Palmer,Ken Croasdale
There is an expanding have to build engineering buildings within the Arctic seas. The requirement is mainly generated by means of the oil and fuel undefined, as a result of gigantic reserves which are recognized to exist offshore within the Beaufort Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Barents Sea, the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Sakhalin, the Canadian Arctic, and in all likelihood in different places. buildings need to stand up to the critical environmental forces generated by means of sea ice, an issue that's constructing speedily yet remains to be faraway from thoroughly understood. Underwater pipelines must be secure opposed to ice gouging and strudel scour, but additionally need to be built thoroughly and economically. The social and human atmosphere needs to be understood and respected.
This vital e-book deliberately takes a extensive view, and vividly bills for the numerous and sometimes sophisticated interactions among the several elements. it truly is illustrated through case reports of tangible projects.
- The Human Context
- The actual and organic Environment
- Ice Mechanics
- Ice Forces on constructions within the Sea
- Broken Ice, strain Ridges and Ice Rubble
- Ice Forces on Floating Platforms
- Arctic Marine Pipelines and Export Systems
- Environmental Impact
- Human elements and Safety
Readership: pros, teachers, and graduate scholars in civil engineering.
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Arctic Offshore Engineering by Andrew Palmer,Ken Croasdale