Technical Short Course
This four-hour course will provide attendees with general knowledge of the steps and considerations for selection, design, and construction of large floating structures. The course will include many examples and lessons learned from completed large floating structure projects including the world’s longest floating bridge, the Evergreen Floating Bridge in Seattle. The course will include a broad discussion of large floating structures. The course will provide civil/structural engineers and port/marine terminal operators with a comprehensive overview of planning, design, and construction considerations for large floating structures. The course will preview information that is being prepared for a future ASCE Manual of Practice on Large Floating Structures.