Manual of Basic Coastal and Harbour Engineering Volume 1: Marine Hydraulics and Manual of Basic Coastal and Harbour Engineering Volume 2: Marine Usage

Table Of Contents

Contents Manual of Basic Coastal and Harbour Engineering Volume 1: Marine Hydraulics
Chapter Page
1 Hydrostatics 1
1.1 Basic principles 2
1.2 Hydrostatic Stability 8
1.3 Trim 19
Metacentric Heights 22
2 Basic Wave Concepts 23
2.1 Wave mechanics 24
2.2 Refraction and diffraction 32
2.3 Wave Generation 43
2.4 Wave shoaling 54
2.5 Freak Waves 68
2.6 Tsunami 70
2.7 Tropical Cyclones 74
3 Beaches 77
3.1 Nature of Beaches 78
3.2 Beach Morphology 85
3.3 Accretion-erosion Trend 93
3.4 Longshore Processes 104
3.5 Crenulate Bays, Groins & Offshore Breakwaters 111
3.6 Dunes, Barrier Beaches & Estuaries 118
4 Breakwaters, Seawalls & Revetments 127
4.1 Rubble mound Structures 128
4.2 Breakwater Rock & Armour 142
4.2 Vertical Walls 149
4.3 Revetments 161
5 Ships & Ship Shapes 165
5.1 Lines Plans 166
5.2 Leading Dimensions 172
5.3 Shape Coefficients 175
5.4 Hydrostatic Data 177
5.5 Weights and Tonnages of Vessels 180
5.6 Classification of Ships 183
5.7 Size Categories 188
5.8 Normal loading on ships 189
6 Navigation 191
6.1 Tides 192
6.2 Hydrographic survey 200
6.3 Channels 208
6.4 Dredging 212
6.5 Berthing and Mooring 222
6.6 Anchors, Fenders and Bollards 227
6.7 Harbour Basins 244
References 253

Contents Volume 2: Marine Usage
Chapter Page
Introduction iii
1 Materials 1
1.1 General Conditions and Specifications 2
1.2 Steel Construction 8
1.3 Hot Dip Galvanising and Duplex systems 17
1.4 Welding and Bolting for Marine Duty 25
1.5 Cast Metal 27
1.6 Aluminium 31
1.7 Marine Concrete 32
1.8 Timber 44
2 Marine Structures 47
2.1 Fixed Structures 48
2.2 Floating structures 51
2.3 Loading 56
3 Dry Docks 69
3.1 Introduction to Dry-Docks 70
3.2 Some Theoretical Considerations 76
3.3 Slipway Ways 84
3.4 Slipways and Shiplifts 96
3.5 Keel Blocks and Bilge Blocks 109
3.6 Graving Docks 115
3.7 Floating Docks 122
3.8 Safety 126
4 Legislation 129
4.1 Preamble 130
4.2 Marine - Coastal & Harbours 131
4.3 Maritime & Shipping 138
4.4 Environment 146
4.5 Safety 173
5 Environment 175
5.1 Shape of Coastlines 176
5.2 Maritime Zones 182
5.3 Environmental Practice 187
5.4 Dumping at Sea 190
5.5 Marine Pollution 192
5.6 Marine Outfalls 199
5.7 Construction and Property Development 201
5.8 Beaches 213
5.9 Small Harbours and Marinas 216
5.10 Dry Docking & Ship Repair 217
6 Recreation 227
6.1 Beach Bathing 228
6.2 Tidal Pools 231
6.3 Shark Attack 234
6.4 Blue Bottles & Sour Figs 240
6.5 Surfing 241
6.6 National Sea Rescue 255
6.7 Surf Lifesaving 257
6.8 Blue Flag Beaches 260
6.9 Beach Safety & Management 267
References 269