Anchoring System for Concrete Floating Pier.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The device is a floating pier with a sliding pile anchoring system arrangement that avoids rigid connections to the pier and allows the pier to rise and lower with the tides and to remain level during lateral displacement while avoiding substantial tilt or rotation of the pier during seismic and maximum static loading. Preferably, piles that are arranged in pairs and are spaced along the centerline of the floating pier ride in pile guide assemblies attached to the pier deck, and include shear fail means which operate during overload conditions. Keywords AnchorsMarine Patents.
- Marine Engineering