Design and Construction of Navy's Largest Drydock

by S. P. Zola,
P. B. Boothe,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 57-86


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Drydock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash; structure will be 1180 ft long from head end to outboard face, 180 ft wide at coping, and 61 ft deep; sidewalls were designed as cantilevers supported by 7 ft thick floor slab; dock will be built entirely in dry, within cofferdam structure, comprising dams and lines of steel sheet piles; description of special pressure relief system and dewatering pump system.



Subject Headings: Construction management | Steel structures | Steel piles | Floors | Slabs | Shipyards | Docks | Cantilevers | Head (fluid mechanics)

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