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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Offshore Technology
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011304.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... is presented. This study is based on a structure that is being applied by the Norwegian fish farming industry today. The floater is made of steel cylinders that are configured as a square. The formulation for the wave loading is based on a combination of potential theory and horizontal drag forces...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021103.
Published Online: December 6, 2010
...Mateusz Graczyk; Torgeir Moan Sloshing in LNG membrane tanks may cause large pressures on the tank structure. To keep the cargo at the required low temperature, the tank structure is covered with an insulation, which has a much less strength than steel. The containment system is a very complex...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Offshore And Structural Mechanics
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011302.
Published Online: November 4, 2010
...Rafael L. Tanaka; Clóvis de A. Martins This paper addresses the use of optimization techniques in the design of a steel riser. Two methods are used: the genetic algorithm, which imitates the process of natural selection, and the simulated annealing, which is based on the process of annealing...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Materials Technology
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041401.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... shows that there are very few results within this range and none on combined stability. The current paper aims to fill this gap. Combined stability plot, sometimes called interactive stability plot, is obtained for mild steel models. Most attention is given to buckling caused by a single type of loading...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2010, 132(2): 021603.
Published Online: March 10, 2010
... of embedded suction anchors are described. Details of the construction and installation of embedded suction anchors, as well as the field proof test results are also discussed. A total of ten steel embedded suction anchors were manufactured and installed successfully. Installation of embedded suction anchors...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Offshore And Structural Mechanics
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2010, 132(1): 011302.
Published Online: December 22, 2009
...Arman U. Ahmed; Sreekanta Das; J. J. Roger Cheng Steel pipelines, buried in cold regions, often respond to thermal strains and/or geotechnical movement caused by factors such as thaw settlement, frost heave, and slope instability. These complex field conditions can impose large displacements...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041106.
Published Online: October 1, 2009
... damping coefficient, and the distribution of dampers along the height of the structures under various sea states. A four legged steel jacket platform in a water depth of 122 m is considered as an example problem for finding out the controlled responses. Three wave conditions are considered, namely...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Offshore And Structural Mechanics
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031302.
Published Online: May 29, 2009
... aim of improving the understanding and assessment of the early stages of environment assisted cracking. There is an industry need for a better understanding of material behavior under these conditions and for the development of a more robust assessment methodology. API 5L X65 pipeline steel parent...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2009, 131(1): 011602.
Published Online: December 11, 2008
...Roberto Montes-Iturrizaga; Ernesto Heredia-Zavoni; Francisco Vargas-Rodríguez; Michael Havbro Faber; Daniel Straub; Juan de Dios de la O The present paper introduces a general framework for integrity management of offshore steel jacket structures allowing for the risk based planning of inspections...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2008, 130(4): 041001.
Published Online: September 29, 2008
...Ernesto Heredia-Zavoni; Francisco Silva-González; Roberto Montes-Iturrizaga The probability of failure of steel jacket platforms subjected to fatigue damage is computed by means of Monte Carlo simulations using limit state functions in which wave, wind, and deck loadings are expressed in terms...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2008, 130(4): 041602.
Published Online: September 26, 2008
...Jan Dührkop; Jürgen Grabe This paper contains several investigations on the behavior of bulged piles. Bulge means the application of vertical steel plates somewhere near the ground surface to improve the lateral bearing capacity. The results of small scale tests in sand are illustrated, which...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2008, 130(3): 031006.
Published Online: July 16, 2008
...Stephen J. Maddox This paper presents a critical review of current design methods, including their background and relevant experimental data, for assessing the fatigue performance of steel fillet welds with respect to failure in the weld throat. The main focus is on fillet or partial penetration...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011007.
Published Online: February 8, 2008
...Stephen J. Maddox; Julian B. Speck; G. Reza Razmjoo Increasing deep-water oil and gas recovery has highlighted the need for high integrity, high fatigue performance girth welds in steel catenary riser systems. Such systems include girth welds made from one side. However, the widely used fatigue...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 220–226.
Published Online: March 29, 2005
... offshore steel jacket structures in the Danish part of the North Sea. The study includes a sensitivity analysis performed for the identification of relevant generic parameters such as the bending to membrane stress ratio, the design fatigue life, and the material thickness. Based on the results...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 263–268.
Published Online: January 30, 2005
...Naoki Fukuda; Naoto Hagiwara; Tomoki Masuda To investigate the mechanical properties of pipeline subjected to plastic deformation, tensile tests and crack-tip-opening displacement (CTOD) tests were conducted on X60, X65, and X80 line pipe steels with uniaxial tensile or compressive prestrain, ε pr...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2003, 125(4): 264–271.
Published Online: October 1, 2003
... statistical uncertainties. The conclusion is that better modeling is required and that this involves much better understanding of the factors influencing marine corrosion. These factors are reviewed briefly, with particular emphasis on marine immersion corrosion of mild steel. Contributed by the OOAE...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2002, 124(3): 125–131.
Published Online: August 1, 2002
...Ge Wang This paper reviews some recent studies on the plastic behavior of steel plates subjected to large impact loads. This is an important topic for risk assessments and safety evaluations because of the ever heightened public concern about safety of marine structures and potential harm...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2001, 123(4): 182–190.
Published Online: July 23, 2001
.... Associate Editor: M. Toyoda 03 April 2001 23 July 2001 plastic deformation fracture toughness pipeline processing steel failure (mechanical) ductile fracture modelling Pre-Strain Fracture Toughness Line Pipe Mechanical Damage Permanent plastic deformation, or pre...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2000, 122(1): 52–56.
Published Online: November 1, 1999
... November 1999 structural engineering standards oil technology petroleum industry design engineering calibration steel For several decades a large number of offshore platforms were designed to the guidelines in the RP 2A published by the American Petroleum Institute 1...