FLEXIBLE STEEL STRUCTURES FOR PORTS & HARBORS

The paper reviews and discusses certain types of flexible structures for ports and harbors, and sketches their characteristics in conjunction with some setups and ideas for fendering. The areas discussed include: ship berthing systems; cylindrical cross section piles; arrangements of piles; floating platforms; concepts for energy absorption; ship at berth; conventional fendering & wood shield; hydraulic fender pile; tire stack, rotating cylinder, & twin tire pile fender; pier with fender piles; and camel system.

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 123-142

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174280
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Vol. 2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1978 12:00AM