concrete caisson

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  • Caisson (engineering) — In geotechnical engineering, a caisson is a retaining, watertight structure used, for example, to work on the foundations of a bridge pier, for the construction of a concrete dam, or for the repair of ships. These are constructed such that the… …   Wikipedia

  • caisson — caissoned, adj. /kay seuhn, son/, n. 1. a structure used in underwater work, consisting of an airtight chamber, open at the bottom and containing air under sufficient pressure to exclude the water. 2. a boatlike structure used as a gate for a… …   Universalium

  • Caisson lighthouse — A caisson lighthouse is a lighthouse whose superstructure rests on a concrete or metal caisson. Caisson lighthouses were developed in the late nineteenth century as a cheaper, more efficient alternative to screwpile lighthouses; they could better …   Wikipedia

  • Offshore concrete structure — Offshore concrete structures have been in use successfully for about 30 years. They serve the same purpose as their steel counterparts in the oil and gas production and storage. The first concrete oil platform has been installed in the North Sea… …   Wikipedia

  • open caisson — noun : a small cofferdam that is set in place, pumped dry, and filled with concrete to form a foundation (as for a pier) …   Useful english dictionary

  • harbours and sea works — Introduction harbour also spelled  harbor        any part of a body of water and the manmade structures surrounding it that sufficiently shelters a vessel from wind, waves, and currents, enabling safe anchorage or the discharge and loading of… …   Universalium

  • building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …   Universalium

  • Oil platform — A typical offshore oil/gas platform. An oil platform, also referred to as an offshore platform or, somewhat incorrectly, oil rig, is a lаrge structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, and to temporarily… …   Wikipedia

  • tunnels and underground excavations — ▪ engineering Introduction        Great tunnels of the world Great tunnels of the worldhorizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature s action in dissolving a soluble rock, such as limestone. A vertical opening …   Universalium

  • Brandywine Shoal Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = Brandywine Shoals Light (USCG) location = lower Delaware Bay coordinates = coord|38.9864|N|75.1135|W|region:US type:landmark yearbuilt = 1828 (1st light) 1850 (2nd light) 1914 (3rd light) automated = 1974… …   Wikipedia

  • Fixed Platform — A Fixed Platform is a type of offshore platform used for the production of oil or gas. These platforms are built on concrete and/or steel legs anchored directly onto the seabed, supporting a deck with space for drilling rigs, production… …   Wikipedia

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