New PDF release: Arctic Offshore Engineering

By Andrew Palmer,Ken Croasdale

ISBN-10: 9814368776

ISBN-13: 9789814368773

There is an expanding have to build engineering constructions within the Arctic seas. The requirement is mainly generated by means of the oil and fuel undefined, a result of monstrous reserves which are identified 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 probably in other places. buildings need to stand up to the serious environmental forces generated through sea ice, a topic that's constructing quickly yet continues to be faraway from thoroughly understood. Underwater pipelines need to be secure opposed to ice gouging and strudel scour, but additionally must be built accurately and economically. The social and human surroundings should be understood and respected.

This vital e-book deliberately takes a large view, and vividly debts for the various and sometimes refined interactions among different elements. it truly is illustrated via case stories of exact projects.

Contents:

  • 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 components and Safety

Readership: execs, lecturers, and graduate scholars in civil engineering.

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