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Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures

  • Addresses a highly complex subject matter in an accessible, self-explanatory manner

  • Includes illustrative examples and frequently asked Questions & Answers (Q&A) as outcomes of the online courses taught by the author

  • Covers the latest research studies and offers a useful source of information for researchers

  • Includes computer program coding to enable computer-aided learning

  • Serves as a valuable capacity-building resource for practicing engineering professionals

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Ocean Engineering & Oceanography (OEO, volume 9)

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. Introduction to Offshore Platforms

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 1-61
  3. Environmental Forces

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 63-125
  4. Introduction to Structural Dynamics

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 127-255
  5. Damping in Offshore Structures

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 257-282
  6. Hydrodynamic Response of Perforated Members

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 283-312
  7. Introduction to Stochastic Dynamics

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 313-358
  8. Applications in Preliminary Analysis and Design

    • Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
    Pages 359-410
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 411-422

About this book

This book introduces readers to various types of offshore platform geometries. It addresses the various environmental loads encountered by these structures, and provides detailed descriptions of the fundamentals of structural dynamics in a classroom style, helping readers estimate damping in offshore structures and grasp these aspects’ applications in preliminary analysis and design. Basic concepts of structural dynamics are emphasized through simple illustrative examples and exercises. Design methodologies and guidelines, which are FORM based concepts, are explained through a selection of applied sample structures. Each chapter also features tutorials and exercises for self-learning. A dedicated chapter on stochastic dynamics helps students to extend the basic concepts of structural dynamics to this advanced domain of research. Hydrodynamic response of offshore structures with perforated members is one of the most recent research applications, and has proven to be one of the most effective means of retrofitting offshore structures. In addition, the book integrates the concepts of structural dynamics with the FORM-evolved design of offshore structures, offering a unique approach.

This new edition is divided into seven chapters, each of which has been updated. Each chapter also includes a section on frequently asked Questions and Answers (Q&A), which enhances understanding of this complex subject through easy and self-explanatory text. Furthermore, the book presents valuable content with respect to new and recent research carried out by the author in structural dynamics. All numeric examples have been re-checked with more additional explanations. New exercises have been added to improve understanding of the subject matter. Computer coding is also included (wherever possible) to aid computer-based learning of the contents of the book. The book can serve as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in civil, structural, applied mechanics, mechanical, aerospace, naval architecture and ocean engineering programs. The book can also serve as a text for professional learning and development programs or as a guide for practicing and consulting offshore structural engineers. The contents of this book will be useful to graduate students, researchers, and professionals alike.

Keywords

  • Offshore Structures analysis
  • Structural Dynamics
  • new generation offshore structures
  • stochastic dynamics
  • hydrodynamic response
  • structural reliability

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

    Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

About the author

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran is a faculty member of the Department of Ocean Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. He has 23 years of teaching, research and industrial experience, during which he has supervised many sponsored research projects and offshore consultancy assignments both in India and abroad. His current areas of research are dynamic analysis and design of offshore platforms, development of geometric forms of compliant offshore structures for ultra-deep water oil exploration and production, sub-sea engineering, rehabilitation and retrofitting of offshore platforms, structural health monitoring of ocean structures, seismic analysis and design of structures, and risk analyses and reliability studies of offshore and petroleum engineering plants. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at the invitation of the Ministry of Italian University Research to the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, for a two-year period, during which he condu

cted research on the advanced nonlinear modeling and analysis of structures under different environment loads with experimental verifications. He has published 110 research papers in international journals and refereed conferences organized by professional societies around the world. He has also authored three textbooks which are quite popular among graduate students of civil and ocean engineering. He is a member of many national and international professional bodies and has delivered many invited lectures and keynote addresses at international conferences, workshops and seminars organized in India and abroad.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures

  • Authors: Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

  • Series Title: Ocean Engineering & Oceanography

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6089-2

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-10-6088-5

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-13-5564-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-10-6089-2

  • Series ISSN: 2194-6396

  • Series E-ISSN: 2194-640X

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: XXXIV, 422

  • Number of Illustrations: 42 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Offshore Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Ocean Sciences, Fossil Fuel

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-6089-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 199.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)