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Design of Port Facilities Course Outline

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    Schedule

    This course outline is subject to change.

    Weeks 1–3

    • Introduction to port structures
    • Basic design criteria for port structures
    • Applicable loads, load combinations, and factors
    • Applicable loads and load combinations
    • Wave theories and forces on piles

    Weeks 4–6

    • Mooring analysis and passing vessel loads
    • Submerged pipeline considerations
    • Rehabilitation/inspection of existing terminals

    Weeks 7–9

    • Berthing analysis and fender system design
    • Performance‐based seismic design
    • Sheet piles, sea walls, breakwaters, etc.

    Weeks 10–12

    • Geotechnical considerations for the design of port structures
    • Container terminal cranes/structure interaction
    • General basic design of port structures and a review of this entire module

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