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The Resource Ocean Structures : Construction, Materials, and Operations

Ocean Structures : Construction, Materials, and Operations

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Ocean Structures : Construction, Materials, and Operations
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Ocean Structures
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Construction, Materials, and Operations
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Ocean Structures : Construction, Materials, and Operations
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Ocean Structures : Construction, Materials, and Operations
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Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- About the Authors -- Chapter 1: Ocean Structures -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Offshore Industry -- 1.3 Fixed-Type Platforms -- 1.4 Jacket Platforms -- 1.5 Gravity-Based Structures -- 1.6 Jack-Up Rigs -- 1.7 Compliant-Type Platforms -- 1.8 Guyed Towers -- 1.9 Articulated Towers -- 1.10 Tension Leg Platforms -- 1.11 Spar Platforms -- 1.12 Semisubmersibles and Drill Ships -- 1.13 Floating, Production, Storage, and Off-Loading Platforms -- 1.14 Risers -- 1.15 Offtake Systems -- 1.16 Drilling Platforms -- 1.17 Petroleum and Natural Gas -- 1.18 Oil and Gas Exploration: Steps and Efforts -- 1.19 Oil and Gas Well Drilling -- 1.20 Offshore Drilling -- 1.21 Subsea Production Systems -- 1.22 Coastal Structures -- 1.23 Sea Dikes -- 1.24 Seawalls -- 1.25 Revetments -- 1.26 Bulkheads -- 1.27 Groins -- 1.28 Breakwaters -- 1.29 Submerged Sill -- 1.30 Beach Drains -- 1.31 Jetties -- 1.32 Training Walls -- 1.33 Storm Surge Barriers -- Chapter 2: Environmental Loads on Ocean Structures -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Wind Forces -- 2.3 Wave Forces -- 2.3.1 Single Design Wave Analysis -- 2.3.2 Random Wave Analysis -- 2.3.3 Wave Theories -- 2.3.4 Stokes Fifth-Order Wave Theory -- 2.4 Wave Spectra -- 2.5 Wave Structure Interaction -- 2.5.1 Maximum Wave Force -- 2.6 Floating Body: Hydrostatic Stability -- 2.7 Buoyancy Forces -- 2.8 Current Forces -- 2.9 Earthquake Loads -- 2.10 Ice and Snow Loads -- 2.11 Loads Due to Temperature Variations -- 2.12 Marine Growth -- 2.13 Tides -- 2.14 Seafloor Movements -- 2.15 Wind Force Estimate Summary on a Compliant Offshore Platform -- 2.16 Tutorials -- Chapter 3: Materials for Ocean Structures -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Selection of Materials -- 3.3 Fundamental Properties -- 3.4 Effects of the Marine Environment on Materials -- 3.5 Design Considerations
  • 3.6 Steel Classification -- 3.7 Groups of Steel -- 3.7.1 Charpy Test -- 3.7.2 Weldability -- 3.8 Aluminum -- 3.8.1 Alloying Elements -- 3.9 Titanium -- 3.9.1 Classifications -- 3.9.2 Effect of Alloying Elements -- 3.10 Composites -- 3.10.1 Glass-Reinforced Epoxy -- 3.11 Nonferrous Metals -- 3.12 Fiberglass -- 3.13 Wood -- 3.14 Glass-Reinforced Plastics -- 3.15 Buoyancy Materials -- 3.15.1 Syntactic Foams -- 3.16 Coatings -- 3.17 Concrete -- 3.18 Concrete in the Marine Environment -- 3.18.1 Deterioration of Concrete -- 3.18.2 Selection of Cement -- 3.18.3 Inspection Methods -- 3.19 Protecting Concrete -- 3.19.1 Crystalline Technology -- 3.20 Corrosion -- 3.20.1 Corrosion in Steel -- 3.20.2 Corrosion in Concrete -- 3.20.3 Realkalization -- 3.21 Corrosion Prevention -- 3.22 Corrosion Protection -- 3.23 Materials for Repair and Rehabilitation -- 3.24 Repair of Concrete Structures -- 3.24.1 Deterioration Due to Chemical Reaction -- 3.24.2 Role of Chemical Admixtures in Repair -- 3.25 Advanced Methods of Repair -- 3.25.1 Cathodic Protection -- 3.25.2 Electrochemical Protection Systems -- 3.25.3 Nanolayered Coatings -- 3.26 Admixtures for Repair -- 3.26.1 Superplasticizers -- 3.26.2 Retarding Plasticizers -- 3.26.3 Air-Entraining Agents -- 3.26.4 Accelerators and Surface Retarders -- 3.26.5 Integral Waterproofing Compounds -- 3.26.6 Sprayed Concrete Accelerators -- 3.26.7 Hyper Plasticizers -- 3.26.8 Curing Compounds -- 3.26.9 Grouts and Anchors -- 3.27 Special Repairs of Concrete Members -- 3.28 Protection of Coastal Embankment -- 3.29 Structural Assessment of a Jetty for Enhancing Load-Carrying Capacity: Case Study -- 3.29.1 Experimental Investigations -- 3.29.2 Analytical Investigations -- 3.30 Repair of Ocean Structures Using Chemical Admixtures -- 3.30.1 Electrochemical Protection System -- 3.30.2 Methodology of Realkalization
  • Chapter 4: Offshore Structures: Construction Methods and Equipment -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Deepwater Risers -- 4.2.1 Top Tension Risers -- 4.2.2 Steel Catenary Risers -- 4.3 Flexible Risers -- 4.3.1 Flexible Riser Configurations -- 4.4 Freestanding Tower and Hybrid Risers -- 4.5 Single-Line Offset Risers -- 4.6 Spoolable Risers -- 4.7 Factors Influencing the Design of Ocean Structures -- 4.7.1 Designing for Wave Height -- 4.8 Structural Form of Members -- 4.8.1 Orientation Layout of Offshore Platforms -- 4.8.2 Steps in Structural Design -- 4.9 Construction Techniques -- 4.10 Construction Equipment -- 4.10.1 Infrastructure Required Onshore and Offshore -- 4.11 Alternatives for Load-Out Operations -- 4.11.1 Installation of Jackets -- 4.12 Submarine Pipelines -- 4.13 Physical and Environmental Aspects of Offshore Construction -- 4.13.1 Geotechnical Aspects -- 4.14 Constraints on Offshore Construction and Installation -- 4.15 Selection of Construction Equipment for Offshore Projects -- 4.16 Dredging -- 4.16.1 Dredging Operations -- 4.16.2 Types of Dredging -- 4.17 Dredgers -- 4.17.1 Mechanical Dredgers -- 4.17.1.1 Grab Dredger -- 4.17.1.2 Backhoe Dredger -- 4.17.1.3 Clamshell Dredger -- 4.17.1.4 Bucket Dredger -- 4.17.1.5 Dipper Dredger -- 4.17.1.6 Ladder Dredger -- 4.17.2 Hydraulic Dredgers -- 4.17.2.1 Plain Suction Type -- 4.17.2.2 Cutterhead Type -- 4.17.2.3 Dustpan Type -- 4.17.2.4 Hopper Type -- 4.18 Other Types of Dredgers -- 4.18.1 Jet-Lift and Airlift Dredgers -- 4.18.2 Auger Suction Dredger -- 4.18.3 Pneumatic Dredger -- 4.18.4 Amphibious Dredger -- 4.18.5 Water Injection Dredger -- 4.19 Dredger Auxiliaries -- 4.20 Dredging Equipment and Specifications -- 4.20.1 Aquarius -- 4.20.2 DCI Dredge BH-I -- 4.20.3 DCI Dredge XVIII -- 4.21 Dredging Applications -- 4.22 Uncertainties
  • 4.23 Safety and Reliability Issues during Construction and Installation -- 4.23.1 Engineering -- 4.23.2 Fabrication -- 4.23.3 Installation -- 4.24 Uncertainties in the Construction Process -- 4.24.1 Fabrication -- 4.24.2 Load-Out -- 4.24.3 Transportation -- 4.24.4 Installation -- 4.24.5 Topside Installation -- 4.24.6 Human Factors -- 4.25 Seabed Anchors -- 4.25.1 Loads on Anchors -- 4.25.2 Temporary Anchors -- 4.25.2.1 Fluke-Style Anchor -- 4.25.2.2 Plough Anchor -- 4.25.2.3 Bruce and Claw Anchors -- 4.25.3 Permanent Anchors -- 4.25.3.1 Mushroom Anchor -- 4.25.3.2 Deadweight Anchor -- 4.25.3.3 Suction-Embedded Anchor -- 4.25.4 Anchoring -- 4.25.5 Requirements of Anchors -- 4.25.6 Commercial Anchors -- 4.26 Fenders -- 4.26.1 Leg Fenders -- 4.26.2 Cone Fenders -- 4.26.3 Cell Fenders -- 4.26.4 Arch Fenders -- 4.26.5 Cylindrical Fenders -- 4.26.6 Extruded Fenders -- 4.26.7 Ladder Fenders -- Chapter 5: Structural Health Monitoring -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Condition and Damage Assessment -- 5.3 Determining Damage Indices -- 5.4 Nondestructive Testing -- 5.4.1 Visual Inspection -- 5.4.2 Liquid Penetration Test -- 5.4.3 Magnetic Particle Inspection -- 5.4.4 Radiography -- 5.4.5 Eddy Current Testing -- 5.4.6 Ultrasonic Inspection (Pulse-Echo) -- 5.5 NDT for Underwater Inspection -- 5.6 Objectives of Underwater Inspection -- 5.6.1 Inspection Methods and Limitations -- 5.6.2 Magnetic Particle Inspection -- 5.6.3 Ultrasonic Testing for Underwater Inspection -- 5.7 Structural Health Monitoring -- 5.7.1 Specific Objectives -- 5.8 MEMS Devices -- 5.8.1 Challenges in Using MEMS Sensors -- 5.9 SHM System Architecture -- 5.10 Development of Wireless Sensor Networking -- 5.10.1 Setting Up a Sensor Network -- 5.11 Wireless Sensor Networks with Waspmote and Meshlium -- 5.11.1 Fabrication Materials -- 5.12 Waspmote Meshlium Arrangements -- 5.12.1 Waspmote Configurations
  • 5.12.2 Waspmote Specifications -- 5.13 Crossbow WSN -- 5.13.1 Mote -- 5.14 TelosB Wireless Platforms -- 5.15 Sensor Networking Applications -- 5.16 New Generation Offshore Structures -- 5.16.1 Offshore Triceratops -- 5.16.2 Buoyant Leg Storage and Regasification Platforms -- Model Paper 1 -- Model Paper 2 -- References -- Index
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