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Title Quay walls / SBRCURnet, Municipality Rotterdam, Port of Rotterdam ; editors: J.G. de Gijt & M.L. Broeken
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton ; Leiden : CRC Press/Balkema, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (XIV, 642 pages) : illlustrations
Series SBRCURnet Publication 211E
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction -- chapter 2. Overview of quay wall construction -- chapter 3. Main types of quay walls -- chapter 4. Investigation -- chapter 5. Terms of reference -- chapter 6. Design of quay walls -- chapter 7. Quay-elements -- chapter 8. Materials -- chapter 9. Construction -- chapter 10. Costs -- chapter 11. Management and maintenance of quay walls -- chapter 12. Lessons from experience -- chapter 13. Future developments -- chapter 14. Bibliography and standards
Summary This new edition of the handbook of Quay Walls provides the reader with essential knowledge for the planning, design, execution and maintenance of quay walls, as well as general information about historical developments and lessons learned from the observation of ports in various countries. Technical chapters are followed by a detailed calculation of a quay wall based on a semi-probabilistic design procedure, which applies the theory presented earlier. Since the publication of the Dutch edition in 2003 and the English version in 2005, considerable new experience has b
Bibliography Includes bibliography and standards
Notes Print version record
Subject Sea-walls.
Form Electronic book
Author Broeken, M. L., editor
Gijt, J. G. de, editor
Rotterdam (Netherlands). Gemeentewerken.
Rotterdam (Netherlands). Havenbedrijf.
Civieltechnisch Centrum Uitvoering Research en Regelgeving (Netherlands)
ISBN 1315778319