Docks, Civil Engineering

DOCKS:

Types of Docks

Docks are artificial enclosures for the reception of ships. Three types of docks are found :

(a)        Harbour Docks, or Wet Docks, which are enclosed and are sheltered basins.

(b)       Repair Docks, or Dry Docks where ships are repaired.

(c)        Floating Dry Docks, which are structures which can be depressed and lifted and rendered dry for repair of ships in the open ocean.

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