ACI-357.3R-14 Guide for Design and Construction of Waterfront and Coastal Concrete Marine Structures

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Waterfront and coastal concrete marine structures are exposed to severe environmental conditions for which concrete is ideally suited. These conditions include wind; waves, including seiches and tsunamis; ice and ship impact; abrasion and impact from floating debris; passing vessel effects; and seismic events. As many of these structures are pile-supported, the seismic loading can be critical and, therefore, a discussion of piles and their installation is included in this guide. Also provided are the measures that can be taken to minimize the undesirable effects of these environmental factors and reduce the potential for serious problems. 

ACI-357.3R-14 Guide for Design and Construction of Waterfront and Coastal Concrete Marine Structures defines waterfront and coastal concrete marine structures, discusses materials that can be used to construct them, describes potential durability issues and how to mitigate them, and presents sustainability and serviceability requirements. Design loads, analysis techniques, design methodology, and construction considerations are also presented. Other topics include quality control (QC), above-water and below-water inspection of these structures, and repair of damaged structures. The materials, processes, QC measures, and inspections described in this guide should be tested, monitored, or performed as applicable only by qualified individuals holding the appropriate ACI certifications or equivalent.

OVERVIEW
CHAPTER 1—GENERAL
 CHAPTER 2—NOTATION AND DEFINITIONS,
CHAPTER 3—TYPES AND STRUCTURAL CONFIGURATIONS OF CONCRETE MARINE STRUCTURES
CHAPTER 4—MATERIALS
CHAPTER 5—DURABILTY
CHAPTER 6—SUSTAINABILITY AND SERVICEABILITY REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 7—LOADS, ANALYSIS, AND DESIGN
CHAPTER 8—CONSTRUCTION CONSIDERATIONS
CHAPTER 9—QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION
CHAPTER 10—REPAIR
CHAPTER 11—REFERENCES
APPENDIX

DETAILS

Author: ACI Committee 357

Publication Year: 2014

Pages: 46

ISBN: 9780870319372

Categories: Marine Concrete

Formats: Printed Document


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