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Document ID (ISN)23570
CIS number 75-1461
ISBN(s) 0-11-511064-X
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Department of Energy, London.
Title Guidance on the design and construction of offshore installations.
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London S.E.1, United Kingdom, 1974. 86p. Illus. 90 ref. Price: ú4.00.
Abstract Outlines factors to be taken into account in designing and building floating and fixed units for offshore mineral exploration and exploitation (at present these largely comprise offshore units concerned with oil and gas). Explanatory notes are followed by sections devoted to: environmental considerations; foundations; primary structure; secondary structure and fittings; materials; construction; equipment (noise and vibration control; ballasting; bilge pumping, dynamic positioning, mooring, platform elevation and descent, ventilation, heating, cooling, lighting, emergency power supply, etc.). Information on certification procedures and an index of standards and codes are appended.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; drilling rigs and derricks; design of equipment; offshore oil extraction
Descriptors (secondary) vibration control; floating plant; artificial lighting; noise control; directive; air conditioning; heating; approval; ventilation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Ergonomics