Accession Number : AD0808820

Title :   CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT FOR HANDLING HEAVY LOADS IN THE OCEAN.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Muga, B. J.

Report Date : MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 117

Abstract : The objectives of this note are: (1) To summarize and conveniently display information concerning demands and requirements placed on key pieces of equipment employed in lowering and raising heavy loads in the deep ocean; (2) to evaluate such information and make recommendations for research and development. The long range goal of these efforts is that of increasing the Navy's capability to erect and maintain large, heavy and complicated structures in the deepest depths of the world's oceans.

Descriptors :   *HANDLING), *OCEANS), (*CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, (*DEEP WATER, (*HOISTS, MARINE ENGINEERING), MECHANICAL CABLES, CORDAGE, NONMETALS, ALUMINUM, STEEL, PIPES, WIRE, REMOTE CONTROL, GLASS TEXTILES, SUSPENSION DEVICES, GASES, LIQUIDS, FLOATS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE