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ASCE Press publishes update to guide for port and harbor design

Reston, Va. — An update to the essential reference for the engineering and design of ports, harbors, and marine terminals is now available from ASCE Press. John Gaythwaite’s Design of Marine Facilities, Third Edition provides the accurate, authoritative explanations and recommendations required by civil engineers who are building and maintaining the structures used to berth, moor, and repair ocean-going vessels.

The Third Edition completely revises and updates previous editions with expanded coverage overall. Material has been added on seismic design, tsunami effects, sea level rise, design of fixed aids to navigation, and other topics. Readers will also find new information regarding the rehabilitation, maintenance, and repair of marine facilities, as well as facility inspection, assessment, and life-cycle asset management.

Its practical approach and clear explanations make this a must-have for port authority engineers, marine terminal operators, marine contractors, port planners, and other professionals.

To purchase online, visit the ASCE Bookstore at www.asce.org/templates/publications-book-detail.aspx?id=22492.