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Offshore Site Investigation

Proceedings of an international conference, (Offshore Site Investigation), organized by the Society for Underwater Technology, and held in London, UK, 13 and 14 March 1985

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  • Society for Underwater Technology

Part of the Advances in Underwater Technology and Offshore Engineering book series (AUTOO, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Geological and Geophysical Surveys

  3. In-Situ Testing, Sampling and the Measurement of Geotechnical Properties

    1. T. Amundsen, T. Lunne, H. P. Christophersen, J. M. Bayne, C. L. Barnwell
      Pages 165-186
  4. Evaluation of Design Parameters

About these proceedings

Introduction

c. P. Wroth, Oxford University, UK I am grateful to the Organising Committee that were covered on the first day. First, we for the invitation to attempt to sum up the had Dr Riemersma talking about positioning proceedings. Summing up is not really the requirements, and it seemed to me to be an appropriate phrase - it is a difficult job to unhappy reflection on human frailty that he do justice in a summary to the amount of was concentrating so much on the errors in material that has been presented over the the system and on the human factors that two days of the conference. Clearly, each led to trouble, emphasizing that the techni­ paper merits further individual attention in ques are vastly superior to the ability of the order to reflect on its content. What I am human beings who used them. Then, Dr going to say must necessarily be an unbal­ Palmer talked about a fascinating case his­ anced critique, because we are considering a tory of the Ocean Thermal Power Project; whole range of knowledge and experience in this was of particular interest because most a wide diversity of topics, and my comments of the other stories we heard were not so are bound to be biased by my own interests. specific and not about such a novel project.

Keywords

design development engine foundation geology human factors marine material measurement modeling ocean quality quality control testing water

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-7358-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-011-7360-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-7358-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0952-1798
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