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Title Planning and design guidelines for small craft harbors / prepared by the Task Committee on Marinas 2020 of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Imprint Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2012.

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Edition 3rd ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 365 pages) : illustrations
Series ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice ; no. 50
ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice ; no. 50.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Marinas -- Design and construction.
Harbors -- Design and construction.
Contents Cover -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- 1 PLANNING, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS -- Introduction -- The Planning Process -- Market Demand Analysis -- Marina Location Criteria -- Determining Facilities and Amenities -- Harbor Configuration Planning -- Dockage Layout and Design Considerations -- Site Investigation and Analysis -- Environmental and Land-Use Issues -- Mitigation and Sustainability Practices -- Legal and Regulatory Issues -- Financial Feasibility Assessment -- Capital Funding Approaches
Economic Impacts of Small Craft HarborsReferences -- 2 ENTRANCE, BREAKWATER, AND BASIN DESIGN -- Approach to Design -- Environmental Specifications -- Creating the Design Criteria -- Small Craft Harbor Entrances -- Basin Agitation -- Berthing Tranquility -- Breakwaters and Attenuators -- Harbor Wave Protection -- Wave Reflection Control -- Basin Hydrodynamics -- Sedimentation -- References -- 3 INNER HARBOR STRUCTURES -- Shoreline Stabilization -- Fixed and Floating Docks -- Wave Attenuation Systems -- References -- 4 LAND-BASED SUPPORT FACILITIES
Site DesignUtilities and Services -- Upland Structures and Equipment -- Dry-Stack Marinas -- References -- GLOSSARY -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- L -- M -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Summary "This book provides new, state-of-the-art guidelines for the planning, design, and development of small craft harbors. Much has changed in marina development and operation since the previous edition, and new challenges confront those charged with providing access to oceans, lakes, and rivers by recreational and commercial users. Construction and maintenance of marinas and waterfront facilities have not kept pace with demand. Products are available now that are more predictable and cost-effective. And, increasingly, available waterfront sites are often blighted or contaminated. This manual will assist those involved with waterfront development to produce facilities that are convenient, attractive, and safe, as well as meeting aesthetic, social, and cultural goals. Topics include planning, environmental, and financial considerations; harbor entrance, breakwater, and basin design; inner harbor structures; and land-based support facilities. Civil engineers, architects, planners, marine contractors, real estate developers, and marina owners, both public and private, will refer frequently to the guidelines presented in this manual."--Knovel description.
Other Author American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Marinas 2020.
Other Title Print version: Planning and design guidelines for small craft harbors. 3rd ed. Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2012 9780784411988