Design of Submerged and Floating Structures

by Peter G. Noble, Arctec Canada Ltd, Calgary, Alberta, Can,

Part of: Design for Ice Forces


The objective of this paper is to present an overview of the state-of-the-art of ice engineering as applied to submerged and floating structures. Five specific design studies are reviewed, dealing with aspects of the problem including a water intake pipeline of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories (N. W. T. ), Canada, an electrical cable crossing in the Great Lakes, a floating ice boom, a floating plant barge for Canadian Arctic operations, and a ship design for a temperate ice regime.

Subject Headings: Underwater structures | Building design | Hydraulic design | Pipeline design | Submerging | Ice | Structural design | Cables


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