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Author World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure.

Title Harbour approach channels design guidelines / PIANC
Published Bruxelles, Belgique : PIANC, 2014


Description 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
Series PIANC report ; 121
PIANC report ; 121.
Contents 1. General aspects: Scope ; Introduction ; General aspects of channel design ; Processes in channel design and design philosophy -- 2. Design of vertical channel dimensions: Channel depth factors ; Air draught clearance (ADC) ; Concept design: vertical dimensions ; Detailed design: vertical dimensions ; Probabilistic design considerations -- 3. Channel width, harbour entrances, manoeuvring and anchorage areas: Concept design: horizontal dimensions ; Detailed design: horizontal dimensions -- 4. Other aspects: Risk management and analysis ; Training ; Operational rules and environmental limits ; Winter navigation and channel design ; Environmental issues ; Aids to navigation (AtoN) -- 5. References. -- Appendices: A. Terms of reference ; B. Glossary, abbreviations and symbols ; C. Typical ship dimensions ; D. Prediction of ship squat ; E. Water depths in muddy areas: the nautical bottom approach ; F. Air draught ; G. Spanish and Japanese methods for design of channel width
Summary This report provides guidelines and recommendations for the design of vertical and horizontal dimensions of harbour approach channels and the manoeuvring and anchorage areas within harbours, along with defining restrictions to operations within a channel. It includes guidelines for establishing depth and width requirements, along with vertical bridge clearances. -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155) and index
Subject Harbors.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781523103379