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Marine Structural Design Calculations by Mohamed El-Reedy

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3

Offshore Structures’ Loads and Strength

Chapter three is presenting the loads that affect the marine structure as the live load, wind load and wave load with seismic loads. There is an example of calculating different types of load. The time history analysis and seismic analysis is presented

Keywords

Wave; wind; live; dead; load; seismic; scour; marine growth; material strength; wave theory; current; conductor; collision

3.1 Introduction

Fixed offshore platforms are unique structures, as they located in the sea or ocean and their main function is to carry industrial equipment that services oil and gas production and drilling.

Note that the robust design of the fixed offshore structure is dependent on defining all the applied load very well. Most ...

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