Library

Useful reference material for the design, operation, and maintenance of all types of dry dock facilities.

Technical Papers

  • Floating Dock Vessel Transfer Concepts
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  • Large Floating Dry Docks in USA
  • Robert E. Heger 2014
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  • Calculating Block Load By The Moment Area Method
  • Robert E. Heger 2008
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  • Floating Dry Dock Accidents Involving Transverse Bending of the Pontoon
  • Robert E. Heger 2003
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  • Introduction To Marine Railways
  • Robert E. Heger 2006
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  • The Construction and Testing of a 33,000 Ton Lift Floating Dry Dock
  • Helmut J, Warnke 1975
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  • Criteria For Capacity Certification of Dry Docks and Significance of Classification and U.S. Navy Standards as They Affect Ship Safety
  • Paul S. Crandall
  • SNAME 1984
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  • Dry Docking of Loaded or Partially Loaded Ships
  • B. Rapo
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  • Investigation of Pressures on Keel Blocks During Dry dockign of USS Midway (CVA 41) USS Valley Forge (CVS 45) adn USS Intrepid (CVA 11)
  • Peter M. Palermo and Josheph S. Brock
  • US Navy 1956
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  • Large Floating Dry Docks For Large Ships
  • Paul S. Crandall
  • Marine Technology 1976
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  • Potential Failure of Surface Ship and Submarine Dry Dock Blocking Systems Due to Seismic Loadings adn Recommended Design Improvements
  • Richard Hepburn, James Luchs, Dale Karr and Ross Haith
  • SNAME 1988
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