1st Edition

Ship Collision Analysis
Proceedings of the international symposium on advances in ship collision analysis, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10-13 May 1998

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ISBN 9789054109624
Published December 31, 1997 by CRC Press
228 Pages

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Book Description

Accident records show that sooner or later hindrances near a waterway will be hit by ships, be it navigation marks, bridge structures, reefs or shallows. With this background modelling and analysis of ship collisions to bridge structures have an increasing importance as the basis for rational decision making in connection with planning, design and construction of bridges over navigable waters.

The International Symposium on Ship Collision Analysis focuses on advances in accident analysis, collision prevention and protective measures.

The publication Ship Collision Analysis, Proceedings of the 1998 International Symposium, presents the papers of international experts in ship collision analysis and structural design. The contributions give the state of the art and point to future development trends with in the focus areas.


Table of Contents



Ship Collision to Bridges

The Mechanics of Ship Collision

Risk Analysis and Risk Acceptance

Structural Response

Collision Prevention

Protective Measures

Author Index

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