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FLOW PRESENTATION

 Introduction
 Why Artificial Island
 Methods to construct an Artificial Island
 Materials to construct an Artificial Island
 Construction guidelines for Artificial Island
 Artificial Island facilities
 A case study : The Palm Island in DUBAI
INTRODUCTION
An artificial island is an island that has
been man-made rather than formed by
natural means.”
Created by:
 By expanding existing islets
 Construction on existing reefs
 Amalgamating several natural islets into a
bigger island.
•LACK OF LAND •MONEY

•STATELESS
•LAWS
•INDIVIDUALS
•RAW
• MATERIALS
•& ENERGY
Methods to construct an Artificial Island
 Dumping Method

 Seacrete Method

 Pikecrete/Pykrete Method

 Volcano Method : The Hawaiian Islands


Materials to construct an artificial Island
 Seacrete

 Concrete

 Pikecrete/Pykrete

 Steel and other metals

 Plastics and ceramics


Construction gudelines for
Artificial Island:

 Modular Construction

 Anchors

 Floating Fishnet
Artificial Island facilities
Water
Sea water can be processed to remove any
dissolved salts to provide almost pure water
 Food
 Food Producing Plants
1.Freshwater Plants
2.Saltwater Plants
Fishing
Facilities :
 Power
 OTEC Generators
 Wind Power
 Wave Power Generators
 Current turbines
 Communication
 External Communications
 Internal communications
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Palm Islands
Location
o Off the coast of The United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf.
o Between Dubai City and the Jebel Ali commercial Port.
o Facing the south-east end of the Arabian Gulf.
Crescent breakwater
Palm Jumeirah under construction
Shamal Reef
construction
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