Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics

Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics

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This book addresses current and emerging challenges facing those working in offshore construction, design and research. Keynote papers from leading industry practitioners and academics provide a comprehensive overview of central topics covering deepwater anchoring, pipelines, foundation solutions for offshore wind turbines, site investigation, geohazards and emerging Australian frontiers. A further 125 peer reviewed papers introduce and analyse the critical challenges of offshore geotechnical engineering in the areas of the keynote subjects as well as piling, caissons and shallow foundation systems. The papers collected in these proceedings report a variety of numerical and theoretical investigations, experimental programs and field experience, with established design methods discussed alongside state-of-the-art practices.Finite. element. modelling. of. horizontally. loaded. monopile. foundations. for. offshore. wind. energy. converters. in. Germany ... construction and design methods are indispensable to make offshore wind energy competitive. Currently, artificialanbsp;...

Title:Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics
Author:Susan Gourvenec, Mark Cassidy
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-10-13


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