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Port Engineering: Planning, Construction, Maintenance, and Security

9780471412748: Port Engineering: Planning, Construction, Maintenance, and Security

This comprehensive book covers all major aspects of the design and maintenance of port facilities, including port planning, design loads for today's larger vessel size, seismic design guidelines, and breakwater design. New material addresses environmental concerns, the latest developments on inter-modal hubs and transfer points, and the latest information on port security and procedures being implemented around the world.

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The most important, up-to-date book on planning, building, and maintaining ports

In response to the demands of a globalized world economy, resulting in dramatic changes in vessels, cargo handling, and shipping technologies, Port Engineering presents in one volume the latest information and common- sense guidelines on port planning, construction, maintenance, and security.

Written and edited by internationally recognized authorities in the industry, this comprehensive volume addresses issues related to the development of major ports and small craft harbors, design and construction of basic bottom-fixed and floating terminals, and other facilities and systems essential to the functionality of any port.

Port Engineering is a one-stop source of up-to-date, dependable material on port design and construction. It provides the latest information on modern vessels and modern cargo handling and hauling technologies, as well as:

  • Seismic guidelines and loads for design of port-related marine structures
  • Design and construction of breakwaters, navigation channels, and offshore moorings
  • Dredging and environmental issues associated with port construction and operation
  • Heightened port security and associated practices

Every engineer working with ports will find Port Engineering an essential volume for his or her shelf.

About the Author:

GREGORY P. TSINKER is President of Tsinker & Associates, Inc., in Ontario, Canada.

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