Very Large Floating Structures
Edited by C.M. Wang, E. Watanabe, T. Utsunomiya
CRC Press – 2007 – 238 pages
Series: Spon Research
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.
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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.
1. Colonization of the Ocean and VLFS Technology 2. Wave Phenomenon and Properties 3. Hydroelastic Analysis of VLFS 4. Structural Analysis and Design of VLFS 5. Analysis and Design of Station Keeping Systems 6. Analysis and Design of Breakwaters 7. Model Experiments for VLFS 8. Maintenance and Anti-Corrosion Systems 9. Research and Developments of VLFS
Chien Ming Wang is a Professor of Civil Engineering and the Engineering Science Programme at the National University of Singapore.
Eiichi Watanabe is a Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Kyoto University, Japan.
Tomoaki Utsunomiya is an Associate Professor of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering at Kyoto University, Japan.