Lecture07-Marinas

Lecture07-Marinas - TTETTE-6955 Port Planning and...

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TTE TTE-6955 Port Planning and Development 6955 Port Planning and Development Lecture #07 arinas Marinas Luis A. Prieto-Portar, 2009
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Marinas: Design Considerations. 1) The Environment: - Saltwater, Freshwater, Brackish Water; - Rain; - Temperature; - Extreme Weather Conditions; - Wave Action. 2) Boat Size and Requirements; ) Boat Loading and Storage; 3) Boat Loading and Storage; 4) Retail Concessions and Operations; 5) Security. The most popular design manual is “Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Craft Harbors”, by ASCE, Engineering Practice No. 50.
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1) Environment – Saltwater. - Tidal Variations : Closer to the Equator means that the tidal variation will be less from high tide to low tide. Design to accommodate maximum “Spring Tides” with a margin of safety. May require “Hinged Floating Docks”. Channeling of water tremendously impacts the flow of tides and speed of tidal current. Flat (shallow) areas drain into channels, resulting in rapid currents with outgoing tides (typically). -
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course TTE 6755 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at FIU.

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