The purpose of this study was to review all material relevant to the design, construction, and operation of a large floating columnar platform made of ferroconcrete. Existing platforms, motion analysis, anchoring, powering, assembly and ferroconcrete are discussed. The study indicates that ferroconcrete platforms can be built and that electric power generation sites may be the first application of the idea.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Bedore, R L
  • Publication Date: 1972-12

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 834-840
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00043540
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Series D
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 6 1973 12:00AM