0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

A Parametric Sensitivity Study on TLP Hydrodynamic Performance in South China Sea

[+] Author Affiliations
Xiaolong Yang

China Offshore Oil Engineering Co., Ltd, Tianjin, China

Hui Shen, Hui Li, Xiaoliang Qi, Guosen Lv

COTEC Offshore Engineering Solutions, Beijing, China

Zhiyong Su

COTEC Offshore Engineering Solutions, Houston, TX

Paper No. OMAE2015-41362, pp. V001T01A026; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2015-41362
From:
  • ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 1: Offshore Technology; Offshore Geotechnics
  • St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, May 31–June 5, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5647-5
  • Copyright © 2015 by ASME

abstract

As a typical floating platform, TLP (Tension leg platform) is widely used around the world of the water depth from 140m to 1400m due to its significant advantages over other deep-water production systems. This paper describes a conventional TLP type application for relatively shallow water depth of 410m, it was studied for a potential development plan in China south sea. Considering the safety and efficiency in the construction, installation and operation, a comprehensive sensitivity study of the simulation results against various analysis/environment parameters (including column form, wind coefficients, tendon pretension, etc.) was carried out and the role of each critical parameter was analyzed deeply. The numerical simulations were conducted for 1000-yr Hurricane condition with collinear wind, wave, and current directions. The results based on this study show that the change of the column pattern (from round column to square column) does not have much difference on the TLP hydrodynamic performance without other conditions changed; the variation of pre-tension has limited influence to the TLP hydrodynamic performance as this relatively shallow water.

Copyright © 2015 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