Stochastic Evaluation of Landing Pier Construction

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by Tsutomu Kumamoto, Shimizu Corp, Japan,
Hitoshi Kameda, Shimizu Corp, Japan,
Masaru Hoshiya, Shimizu Corp, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability:

Abstract: This paper discusses the process of determining the magnitude of external force such as wind and wave pressure exerted on marine structures under construction, and the learning curve of on-sea pile-driving work. The project was the construction of landing pier to be used for rigging, dismantling, mooring and as a breakwater. The pier was built at a site subjected directly to ocean waves.

Subject Headings: Wind forces | Ocean waves | Piers | Stochastic processes | Construction management | Wind pressure | Wave pressure | Curvature |

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