By Stelios Kyriakides and Edmundo Corona (Auth.)
Offshore oil and fuel construction was once performed in the course of the whole twentieth century, however the industry's glossy value and vibrancy didn't begin until eventually the early Seventies, whilst the North Sea turned a tremendous manufacturer. on account that then, the growth of the offshore oil has been non-stop and swift.
Pipelines, and extra more often than not lengthy tubular constructions, are significant oil and gasoline instruments utilized in exploration, drilling, creation, and transmission. fitting and working tubular buildings in deep waters areas targeted calls for on them. Technical demanding situations in the box have spawned major examine and improvement efforts in a large diversity of areas.
Volume I addresses difficulties of buckling and cave in of lengthy inelastic cylinders below numerous a lot encountered within the offshore area. a number of of the strategies also are at once appropriate to land pipelines. The process of Mechanics of Offshore Pipelines is challenge orientated. The history of every challenge and state of affairs are first defined and every dialogue finishes with layout thoughts.
* New and classical difficulties addressed - investigated via a mix of experiments and analysis
* each one bankruptcy bargains with a selected mechanical challenge that's analyzed independently
* the basic nature of the issues makes them additionally acceptable to different fields, together with tubular elements in nuclear reactors and gear vegetation, aerospace buildings, automobile and civil engineering constructions, naval automobiles and buildings