By Andrew Palmer,Ken Croasdale

There is an expanding have to build engineering buildings within the Arctic seas. The requirement is especially generated via the oil and gasoline undefined, end result of the immense reserves which are identified to exist offshore within the Beaufort Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Barents Sea, the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Sakhalin, the Canadian Arctic, and very likely in different places. buildings need to stand up to the critical environmental forces generated via sea ice, a topic that's constructing quickly yet continues to be faraway from thoroughly understood. Underwater pipelines must be secure opposed to ice gouging and strudel scour, but in addition need to be built adequately and economically. The social and human atmosphere needs to be understood and respected.

This vital booklet deliberately takes a wide view, and vividly debts for the numerous and infrequently sophisticated interactions among the several components. it really is illustrated by means of case reports of exact projects.

Contents:

  • The Human Context
  • The actual and organic Environment
  • Ice Mechanics
  • Ice Forces on constructions within the Sea
  • Broken Ice, strain Ridges and Ice Rubble
  • Ice Forces on Floating Platforms
  • Arctic Marine Pipelines and Export Systems
  • Environmental Impact
  • Human components and Safety

Readership: pros, teachers, and graduate scholars in civil engineering.

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