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Underwater repair technology

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Underwater repair technology

J Nixon

ISBN 1 85573 239 4
Pages 200

This book presents a survey of techniques available for the fabrication, repair and modification of structures underwater. Brief descriptions are given of other relevant technologies with which the general engineering practitioner might not be familiar, such as oceanography and diving technology.

Offshore structures, materials and standards; Joining of underwater structures without the use of underwater welding; Underwater engineering processes for fabrication operations; Underwater welding technology; Manual hyperbaric welding techniques; Alternatives to saturation diving for deep water applications; Deep water arc welding processes; Alternatives to arc welding for deep water joining operations; Conclusions. Appendices: Oceanography; Diving technology; Hyperbaric welding research techniques.