Large Floating Structures: Technological Advances by C.m. WangLarge Floating Structures: Technological Advances by C.m. Wang

Large Floating Structures: Technological Advances

byC.m. WangEditorB.T. Wang

Hardcover | September 17, 2014

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This book surveys key projects that have seen the construction of large floating structures or have attained detailed conceptual designs. This compilation of key floating structures in a single volume captures the innovative features that mark the technological advances made in this field of engineering and will provide a useful reference for ideas, analysis, design and construction of these unique and emerging urban projects to offshore and marine engineers, urban planners, architects and students.
C.M. Wang is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received his Ph.D. degree from Monash University in 1982. Currently, he is the Director for the Engineering Science Programme, at NUS. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Monash Universit...
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Title:Large Floating Structures: Technological AdvancesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:327 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:September 17, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812871365

ISBN - 13:9789812871367

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Great Ideas Float to the Top.- Chapter 2: Floating Performance Stage at the Marina Bay, Singapore.- Chapter 3: Yumemai Floating Swing Arch Bridge of Osaka, Japan.- Chapter 4: Floating Oil Storage Bases, Japan.- Chapter 5: Ujina Floating Ferry Pier and Kan-On Floating Breakwater, Japan.- Chapter 6: Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, Nagasaki, Japan.- Chapter 7: Large Marine Concrete Structures: The Norwegian Design Experience.- Chapter 8: Mega-Float.- Chapter 9: Large Spar Drilling and Production Platforms for Deep Water Oil and Gas.- Chapter 10: OTEC Platform.- Chapter 11: Mobile Offshore Base.- Chapter 12: Lilypad: Floating Ecopolis for Climatical Refugees.