Large Floating Structures: Technological Advances (Ocean Engineering & Oceanography #3) (Hardcover)

Large Floating Structures: Technological Advances (Ocean Engineering & Oceanography #3) By C. M. Wang (Editor), B. T. Wang (Editor) Cover Image
By C. M. Wang (Editor), B. T. Wang (Editor)
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This book surveys key projects that have seen the construction of large floating structures or have attained detailed conceptual designs. This compilation of key floating structures in a single volume captures the innovative features that mark the technological advances made in this field of engineering and will provide a useful reference for ideas, analysis, design and construction of these unique and emerging urban projects to offshore and marine engineers, urban planners, architects and students.

About the Author

C.M. Wang is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received his Ph.D. degree from Monash University in 1982. Currently, he is the Director for the Engineering Science Programme, at NUS. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia. He is a Chartered Structural Engineer, a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore and a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers. He is presently the Chairman of the IStructE Singapore Regional Group. Prof. Wang's research interests are in the areas of structural stability, vibration, optimization, nanostructures and very large floating structures. He is listed in Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researcher under the Engineering category.B.T. Wang holds a Master of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Architecture with Honours. He was a Public Transport Authority CEO Scholar and has been a Project Manager with the Infrastructure Delivery team within the State Government of Western Australia. Having worked across a number of sectors including Rail, Defence and Correctional Services, his projects have received awards such as the Master Builders Excellence in Construction Award and National Sustainability Award. He is currently undertaking the Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) programme at Monash University where he serves on the Law Review Editorial Committee. His research interests lie in Infrastructure and Major Projects as acts of positioning the city within a global arena and Ocean Space Colonisation and Technologies. He plans to move into Construction Law, specialising in Public Private Partnerships - a project delivery method well suited to large global urban projects including the proposals and projects captured within this book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789812871367
ISBN-10: 9812871365
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 17th, 2014
Pages: 327
Language: English
Series: Ocean Engineering & Oceanography