Offshore Site Investigation: Proceedings Of An International Conference, (offshore Site Investigation), Organized By The Society by Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)Offshore Site Investigation: Proceedings Of An International Conference, (offshore Site Investigation), Organized By The Society by Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Offshore Site Investigation: Proceedings Of An International Conference, (offshore Site…

bySociety for Underwater Technology (SUT)

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c. P. Wroth, Oxford University, UK I am grateful to the Organising Committee that were covered on the first day. First, we for the invitation to attempt to sum up the had Dr Riemersma talking about positioning proceedings. Summing up is not really the requirements, and it seemed to me to be an appropriate phrase - it is a difficult job to unhappy reflection on human frailty that he do justice in a summary to the amount of was concentrating so much on the errors in material that has been presented over the the system and on the human factors that two days of the conference. Clearly, each led to trouble, emphasizing that the techni­ paper merits further individual attention in ques are vastly superior to the ability of the order to reflect on its content. What I am human beings who used them. Then, Dr going to say must necessarily be an unbal­ Palmer talked about a fascinating case his­ anced critique, because we are considering a tory of the Ocean Thermal Power Project; whole range of knowledge and experience in this was of particular interest because most a wide diversity of topics, and my comments of the other stories we heard were not so are bound to be biased by my own interests. specific and not about such a novel project.
Title:Offshore Site Investigation: Proceedings Of An International Conference, (offshore Site…Format:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 24.6 × 18.9 × 1.73 inPublished:March 22, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I Geological and Geophysical Surveys.- 1 Offshore Positioning Requirements, Systems and Quality control: A Review.- 2 Oahu OTEC Preliminary Design: Sea-Floor Surveys.- 3 The Geology of Some Atlantic Abyssal Plains and the Engineering Implications.- 4 The Quarternary Succession on the Northern UK Continental Shelf and Slope: Implications for Regional Geotechnical Investigations.- 5 The Benigraph: A Sea-Floor Mapping System.- 6 Seabed II: High-resolution Acoustic Seabed Surveys of the Deep Ocean.- 7 High-resolution Geophysical Surveys for Engineering Purposes.- 8 An Integrated Approach to the Investigation of New Development Areas.- 9 Marine Geophysical Site Investigation for Exploration Drilling Rigs: Survey Contracts Appraisal.- II In-Situ Testing, Sampling and the Measurement of Geotechnical Properties.- 10 In situ Testing and Sampling in Water Depths Exceeding 300 m.- 11 Advanced Deep-water Soil Investigation at the Troll East Field.- 12 Use of the Pam Self-boring Pressuremeter and the STACOR Large-size Fixed-piston Corer for Deep Seabed Surveying.- 13 A Comparison of Ménard, Self-boring and Push-in Pressuremeter Tests in a Stiff Clay Till.- 14 Comparison of In situ and Ship-Board Vane Measurements on a Deep-Sea Clay.- III Evaluation of Design Parameters.- 15 The Influence of Geological Processes and Test Procedures on Measured and Evaluated Parameters.- 16 Evaluation of Geotechnical Parameters from Triaxial Tests on Offshore Clay.- 17 Design Parameters for Offshore Sands - Use of In-situ Tests.- 18 The Applications of Centrifugal Modelling to the Design of Jack-up Rig Foundations.- Summary.