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Ocean Engineering & Oceanography

Large Floating Structures

Technological Advances

Editors: Wang, C.M., Wang, B.T. (Eds.)

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  • Highlights technological advances and challenges in large floating structures and civil engineering
  • Surveys key projects that have seen the construction of large floating structures or have attained detailed conceptual designs
  • Written by experts in the field
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About this book

This book surveys key projects that have seen the construction of large floating structures or have attained detailed conceptual designs. This compilation of key floating structures in a single volume captures the innovative features that mark the technological advances made in this field of engineering and will provide a useful reference for ideas, analysis, design and construction of these unique and emerging urban projects to offshore and marine engineers, urban planners, architects and students.

About the authors

C.M. Wang is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received his Ph.D. degree from Monash University in 1982. Currently, he is the Director for the Engineering Science Programme, at NUS. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia. He is a Chartered Structural Engineer, a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore and a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers. He is presently the Chairman of the IStructE Singapore Regional Group. Prof. Wang’s research interests are in the areas of structural stability, vibration, optimization, nanostructures and very large floating structures. He is listed in Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researcher under the Engineering category.

B.T. Wang holds a Master of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Architecture with Honours. He was a Public Transport Authority CEO Scholar and has been a Project Manager with the Infrastructure Delivery team within the State Government of Western Australia. Having worked across a number of sectors including Rail, Defence and Correctional Services, his projects have received awards such as the Master Builders Excellence in Construction Award and National Sustainability Award. He is currently undertaking the Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) programme at Monash University where he serves on the Law Review Editorial Committee. His research interests lie in Infrastructure and Major Projects as acts of positioning the city within a global arena and Ocean Space Colonisation and Technologies. He plans to move into Construction Law, specialising in Public Private Partnerships - a project delivery method well suited to large global urban projects including the proposals and projects captured within this book.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-287-137-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-287-136-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: November 11, 2016
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1342-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Large Floating Structures
Book Subtitle
Technological Advances
Editors
  • C.M. Wang
  • B.T. Wang
Series Title
Ocean Engineering & Oceanography
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-137-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-137-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-136-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1342-3
Series ISSN
2194-6396
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 327
Number of Illustrations
49 b/w illustrations, 282 illustrations in colour
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