Comparison of Analytical and Centrifuge Model Tests for Suction Caissons Subjected to Combined Loads

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Edward C. Clukey

BP Upstream Technology Group, 501 WestLake Park Blvd., Houston, TX 77079-2696

Charles P. Aubeny, James D. Murff

Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3136

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 126(4), 364-367 (Mar 07, 2005) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1834624 History: Received June 01, 2003; Revised June 01, 2004; Online March 07, 2005
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