Ship and Offshore Structure Design in Climate Change Perspective

by Elzbieta Maria Bitner-Gregersen, Lars Ingolf Eide, Torfinn Hørte, Rolf Skjong

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Book Description

This book summarizes results of longstanding research and scientific contributions from many projects and relevant working groups. It collects and evaluates wind and wave climate projections under changing climate having design needs and marine safety in focus. Potential impact of projected climate change in met-ocean conditions on ships and offshore structures is discussed and illustrated by an example of the expected wave climate change on tanker design. The monograph is intended for students, researchers and industry based engineers who want a summary of the many studies that have been carried out on climate change effects on wind and waves and their importance for design and operations of ship and offshore structures. The reader needs only a moderate knowledge of marine wind and wave climate to follow the text.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Ship and Offshore Structure Design in Climate Change Perspective ebook for free in PDF format (3.8 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Science and Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2013
Pages
76
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783642341373
ISBN10
3642341373
ISBN13 Digital
9783642341380
ISBN10 Digital
3642341381
PDF Size
3.8 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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