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Ship-Shaped Offshore Installations Design, Building, and Operation

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ISBN-10: 0521859212

ISBN-13: 9780521859219

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jeom Kee Paik, Anil Kumar Thayamballi

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Ship-shaped offshore units are some of the more economical systems for the development of offshore oil and gas, and are often preferred in marginal fields. These systems are especially attractive to develop oil and gas fields in deep and ultra-deep water areas and remote locations away from existing pipeline infrastructures. Recently, the ship-shaped offshore units have been applied to near shore oil and gas terminals. It is an ideal text and reference on the technologies for design, building and operation of ship-shaped offshore units, within inevitable space (and time) requirements. The book includes a range of topics, from the initial contracting strategy to decommissioning and the…    
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Book details

List price: $196.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/15/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 562
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Overview of ship-shaped offshore installations
Front-end engineering
Design principles, criteria and regulations
Environmental phenomena and application to design
Serviceability limit state design
Ultimate limit state design
Fatigue limit state design
Accidental limit state design
Topsides, mooring and export facilities design
Corrosion assessment and management
Inspection, maintenance and repair
Tanker conversion and decommissioning
Risk assessment and management
Terms and definitions
Scale definitions of winds, waves and swells
Probability of sea states at various ocean regions
Scaling laws for physical model testing
Wind tunnel test requirements
List of selected industry standards