0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Buckling Analysis of Offshore Jackets in Removal Operations

[+] Author Affiliations
Wenjing Xia, P. C. J. Hoogenboom

Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Paper No. OMAE2011-49601, pp. 449-454; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2011-49601
From:
  • ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 2: Structures, Safety and Reliability
  • Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 19–24, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4434-2
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME

abstract

In analysis of the removal of offshore jackets an important failure mode is buckling. In current practice, a buckling check involves manual determination of the buckling lengths of each frame member. It is estimated that 5 to 10% of the man-hours in structural analysis of removal projects is spend on checking and correcting buckling lengths. Fortunately, an alternative method is available that does not require determining buckling lengths. In this paper it is shown how this method can be derived from the NORSOK standard for tubular steel frame structures. The method is demonstrated in a removal analysis of an offshore jacket. It is concluded that this method can be successfully applied.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In