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Very Large Floating Structures, Paperback / softback Book

Very Large Floating Structures Paperback / softback

Edited by C. M. Wang, E. Watanabe, T. Utsunomiya


Groundbreaking and comprizing articles by expert contributors, this volume provides a comprehensive treatment of VLFSs and their relationship with the sea, marine habitats, the pollution of costal waters and tidal and natural current flow. It looks in-depth at:VLFS and the colonization of ocean space with their appearance in the waters off developed coastal citieswave properties, which is essential for estimating the loading on the VLFS as well as for modelling structure-fluid interactionshydroelastic and structural analysis of VLFS at an overall level and the cell levelthe analysis and design of breakwaterssimulation models to understand the actual flow of water through the VLFS and to determine the drift forces for the mooring systemsanti-corrosion and maintenance systemsnew research and developments, with emphasis on the Mega-Float, a 1 km long floating test runway. Well-illustrated with photographs, drawings, equations for mathematical modelling and analysis and extensively referenced, Very Large Floating Structures is ideal for professionals, academics and students of civil and structural engineering.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 242 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Hydraulics & pneumatics
  • ISBN: 9780367388409



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