Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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How Underwater Structures are Built – Cofferdam Explained

When construction needs to take place somewhere that is submerged underwater, engineers use a series of large driven piles into the waterbed called cofferdams to create a dry workplace. In terms of geotechnical engineering, the process isn’t as simple as just pushing walls into the ground, engineers have to carefully design the structure to not flood and keep the workers inside safe from collapse.

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