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    DescriptionThis 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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    Port Engineering
    Planning, Construction, Maintenance, and Security
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Gregory P. Tsinker
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 896
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 1,701 g
    ISBN 13: 9780471412748
    ISBN 10: 0471412740

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16860
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009020
    B&T Approval Code: F82010000
    BISAC V2.8: TEC014000, TEC009050
    BIC subject category V2: TNFH
    DC22: 627.2
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 627/.2
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    B&T Approval Code: F82603600
    LC classification: TC205
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: TC205 .T7523 2004
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    Thema V1.0: TN, TGMF
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    05 March 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    GREGORY P. TSINKER is President of Tsinker & Associates, Inc., in Ontario, Canada.
    Back cover copy
    The most important, up-to-date book on planning, building, and maintaining portsIn 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 structuresDesign and construction of breakwaters, navigation channels, and offshore mooringsDredging and environmental issues associated with port construction and operationHeightened port security and associated practicesEvery engineer working with ports will find Port Engineering an essential volume for his or her shelf.
    Table of contents
    Preface. Contributors. Introduction. 1. Port Planning. 2. Port-Related Marine Structures. 3. Seismic Design of Port Structures. 4. Long-Term Strength of Waterfront Structures Built on Creep-Sensitive Soils. 5. Design of Revetments. 6. Repair, Rehabilitation, Maintenance, and Upgrading of Waterfront Structures. 7. Floating Terminals. 8. Offshore Moorings. 9. Breakwaters. 10. Navigation Channel Design. 11. Dredging. 12. Environmental Factors in Port Planning and Design. 13. Port Security. Index.