American Society of Civil Engineers


Ports 2004: Port Development in the Changing World


by Stephen A. Curtis, (editor)
Ports and Harbors Technical Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0727-1 / 0-7844-0727-4 (CD-Rom)/(DVD), 2004, 1312 pp., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784407271)     (Barcode: RMI MK31523)

Conference information: Ports Conference 2004; May 23-26, 2004, Houston, Texas, United States

ASCE sponsor: Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of Ports 2004 conference, held in Houston, Texas, May 23-26, 2004. Sponsored by the Ports and Harbors Technical Committee of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE; U.S. Section of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Cosponsored by Port of Houston Authority; Dredging Contractors of America; International Association of Ports and Harbors; Canadian Society of Civil Engineers; Japan Society of Civil Engineers. This collection contains 136 papers that discuss current progress in port and harbor facilities development. The papers address complex, innovative, and state-of-the-art technical topics associated with planning and permitting; environmental, geotechnical, and seismic concerns; design and construction; security; and maintenance and operations of worldwide port and harbor facilities.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Harbors
Harbor facilities
Waterfront structures
Sediment
Dredging