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Mechanics of Wave-Seabed-Structure Interactions
Modelling, Processes and Applications

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Part of Cambridge Ocean Technology Series

  • Date Published: May 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107160002

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  • Opening with recent advances in both the theoretical and physical models for wave-seabed-structure interactions, this book provides an updated look at the mathematics behind the interactions between sea, soil and man-made structures. The main models are broken down into key equations, and their strengths and challenges are discussed. These models are then placed in context with industry-relevant examples, in both two and three dimensions. From seabed instability around offshore wind turbines, to soil conditions in response to the laying of submarine pipelines, this book takes a comprehensive look at a variety of wave-seabed-structure interactions. With important implications for the future of offshore infrastructure, this is an ideal resource for industry workers, undergraduate students, and researchers.

    • Focuses on integrated wave and seabed models, and marine infrastructures, in 2D and 3D
    • Providing detailed descriptions of industry-relevant implications of soil instability due to marine infrastructure, the book is a vital resource for anyone in the geotechnical engineering field
    • Includes updated and integrated models for seabed-structure interactions and the compiling effects of wave action, providing an easy basis for research
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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107160002
    • length: 370 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 179 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • contains: 205 b/w illus. 24 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Overview
    2. Basic seabed mechanisms
    3. Soil response in marine sediments under combined loading of waves and currents
    4. Integrated model for wave-seabed interactions around caisson-type breakwaters
    5. Mechanics of wave-seabed-pipeline interactions
    6. Wave-seabed interaction around breakwater heads
    7. Seabed instability around offshore wind turbine foundations
    8. Physical modeling: one-dimensional compressive tests.

  • Author

    Dong-Sheng Jeng, Griffith University, Queensland
    Dong-Sheng Jeng is a Professor at the Griffith School of Engineering, Queensland. His main research interests include coastal and ocean modelling, offshore geotechnics, and wave-seabed-structure interactions around marine infrastructure, which he has been studying for over twenty years. Alongside his research, he has authored or co-authored over 250 journal articles, and is an associate editor for a number of journals in the offshore engineering field.

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