Special Provisions Applicable to Concrete Sea Structures

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Title: Special Provisions Applicable to Concrete Sea Structures

Author(s): Ben C. Gerwick, Jr.

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 59

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 305-316

Keywords: building codes; ductility; dynamic loads; fatigue (materials); impact strength; offshore structures; prestressed concrete; shear properties; thermal stresses

Date: 1/1/1979

Abstract:
Concrete Sea Structures have recently undergone rapid development, especially in the North Sea. Experience with these has shown that a number of aspects require special consideration, due to the character of the environmental forces and magnitude and combinations of loading associated with use in the sea.