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Concrete offshore structures - the next ten years.

J. L. Clarke

Concrete offshore structures - the next ten years.

by J. L. Clarke

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Published by Cement and Concrete Association in Slough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from: Concrete, March 1983.

SeriesC & CA reprint 2/83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13954811M

This technical note reviews the design parameters employed in the design of offshore concrete gravity platforms for the storage of crude oil and gas in the oil and gas industry. Manufacturing and construction methods are discussed. Current trends in construction are also mentioned. The paper carefully illustrates how the principal Environmental loads (wind and wave), current forces, loads from. Today, this Norwegian cluster represent a world class offshore concrete competence, covering concept development, engineering, material selection, construction and installations. As part of this industry and as a close partner with Kvaerner, Multiconsult has been heavily involved in the design of offshore concrete structures for more than 40 years.

“Concrete Structures for Oil & Gas Fields in Hostile Marine Environments” ” The object of the report is to support the concrete industry in developing sustainable solutions, help to promote their products in the arctic regions and foster constructive dialogues with clients and authorities sometimes lacking relevant background knowledge. Unique, cutting-edge material on structural dynamics and natural forces for offshore structures Using the latest advances in theory and practice, Dynamics of Offshore Structures, Second Edition is extensively revised to cover all aspects of the physical forces, structural modeling, and mathematical methods necessary to effectively analyze the dynamic behavior of offshore s: 1.

Following our recent article listing 6 of the largest offshore structures in the world, we’ve received many questions and comments about other oil platforms and rigs that didn’t make the cut. (Troll A - Image via Heidelberg Cement Group) Of course there are many different criteria when it comes to the “size” of these structures. Design tools and software Ease and cost of design are important factors in the choice, efficient design, and buildability of building frames. Much of The Concrete Centre's output is aimed at freeing the designer from laborious tasks to allow time to choose the best structure using further design tools.


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In the twenty five years since their inception and use in the North Sea, the design of and construction methods used on offshore concrete structures have been areas of great development.

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INTRODUCTION Experience with concrete ships since the ’s and floating bridges in Washington State since concrete structures is their vulnerability to impact damage which is not always easy to repair and this is a major drawback where lightness is valued.

Concrete offshore platforms have many advantages (1), but their use is limited to locations where there is a firm foundation witliin a reasonable depth below the seabed (figure 1, plate 5).

Figure shows examples of platforms. Download: Download full-size image Types of units and their structures used as surfaces for offshore biofouling.

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