Seismic Design of Piers and Wharves
|Publication Date:||1 January 2014|
Scope and Limitations This standard addresses the seismic design of new piers and wharves supported on concrete or steel piles.
This standard does not address the following:
- Structures that are subject to different operational or special regulatory requirements such as offshore platforms or liquefi ed natural gas (LNG) terminals, or
- Piers or wharves that are accessible to the general public.
This standard does not address all of the aspects of design of sheet pile walls, cellular walls, or similar structures that may be components of a pile-supported pier or wharf.
This standard is intended for use by qualifi ed geotechnical and structural engineers with experience in the marine industry and offi cials engaged in preparing and administering local codes.
This standard is not intended to replace sound engineering knowledge, experience, and judgment.