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Title: Ship navigation simulation study, Pascagoula Harbor Improvement Project, Pascagoula, Mississippi
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Mobile District.
Hewlett, J. Christopher.
Keywords: Channel design
Port of Pascagoula
Deepwater channel navigation
Ship simulation
Pascagoula Harbor
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; HL-94-7.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: A real-time ship simulation study of the proposed design for deepening and widening the man-made Pascagoula channels, Pascagoula, MS, was conducted. The purpose of the study was to determine the required channel width and alignment to deepen the channel from 40 ft to 44 ft in the entrance channel and from 38 ft to 42 ft in the inside channels. Numerical current models for the existing and proposed channels were developed. and the currents were verified in the simulator by members of the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association. Tests were conducted in Vicksburg, MS, on the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station ship simulator. These tests determined the optimum width and alignment for the Pascagoula channels.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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