American Journal of Innovative Research & Applied Sciences
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| | ARTICLES | Am. J. innov. res. appl. sci. Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 91-96 (August 2018)
| Research Article
American Journal of innovative
Research & Applied Sciences
ISSN 2429-5396 (Online)
OCLC Number: 920041286
| AUGUST VOLUME 7 | N° 2 | 2018 |
*Correspondant author and authors Copyright © 2018:
| Mahar, Jasem Alhasan 1* | and | Adnan, Mohamed Ibrahim 2 |
1. Tishreen University | Department of water engineering and irrigation | Lattakia | Syria |
2. Tishreen University | Department of water engineering and irrigation | Lattakia | Syria |
This article is made freely available as part of this journal's Open Access: ID | Mahar-ManuscriptRef.1-ajira250718 |
Background The efficiency and safe design of marine platforms depend on a complex structure of mutual influence between these facilities and the surrounding environment and the degree of resistance to different loading patterns during the entire investment period. Fixed jacket platforms are huge steel framed structures used for the exploration and extraction of oil and gas from the earth’s crust. Jacket type structures are appropriate for relatively shallow water depth. Objectives: the objective of this study is to select specific parameters for the elements of a fixed platform (jacket) and conduct an static analysis study to resist these elements for the influence of the basic loads that are subject to it within the environment of the Syrian coast , using the software SACS. Methods: the jacket is modeled in SACS finite element program and static analysis is conducted with fixed boundary conditions. Critical conditions are taken into account, which include structure and equipment weight, wind load, hydrodynamic load using Morison equation. Results: Linear static analysis is performed for the four legged jacket considering (3) loading directions. The maximum base shear and overturning moment are calculated in normal environmental conditions and stormy. as well as the unit check values, for all member are obtained it. Conclusions: the environmental conditions of the Syrian coast are suitable for the construction of jacket offshore, therefore a great importance to support the Syrian national economy.
Keywords: Unity Check, Jacket, Linear Static Analysis, SACS software.
ANALYSIS OF OFFSHORE JACKET STRUCTURE IN THE SYRIAN COAST BY USING COMPUTER MODELING
| Mahar, Jasem Alhasan 1* | and | Adnan, Mohamed Ibrahim 2 |. Am. J. innov. res. appl. sci. 2018; 7(2):91-96.
| PDF FULL TEXT | | XML FILE | HTML FILE | Received | 22 July 2018 | | Accepted | 05 August 2018 | | Published | 22 August 2018 |