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Wave-in-Deck Forces on Offshore Platforms

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R. G. Bea, R. Iversen, T. Xu

Ocean Engineering Graduate Program, Marine Technology & Management Group, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94702

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 123(1), 10-21 (Nov 17, 2000) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1342160 History: Received January 10, 2000; Revised November 17, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Platform lower deck wave inundation correlated with structural damage
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Platforms in Bay of Campeche at center of hurricane Roxanne
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Platforms in Bay of Campeche at center of hurricane Roxanne
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UNOCAL platform after hurricane Hilda
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Comparison of predicted (API) and measured maximum deck wave forces (90 deg heading, with equipment) (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Idealized force development on platform deck
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Wave-in-deck end-on load comparisons
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Wave-in-deck broadside load comparisons
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Eight-leg laboratory platform geometry
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Broadside, full deck, wave-in-deck forces
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End-on, full deck, wave-in-deck forces
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Broadside, realistic deck, wave-in-deck forces
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End-on, realistic deck, wave-in-deck forces
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Platform broadside and end-on geometry
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API Procedure applied to Platform A in hurricane Camille (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform A in hurricane Camille (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Platform B broadside and end-on geometry
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API procedure applied to Platform B in hurricane Hilda (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform B in hurricane Hilda (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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API procedure applied to Platform C in hurricane Hilda (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform C in hurricane Hilda (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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API procedure applied to Platform D in hurricane Carmen (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform D in hurricane Carmen (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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API procedure applied to Platform E in hurricane Andrew (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform E in hurricane Andrew (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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API procedure applied to Platform F in hurricane Andrew (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)
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Modified procedure applied to Platform F In hurricane Andrew (1 ft=0.3 m,225 kips=1 MN)

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