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Main Title Stochastic Model for the Response of Permanent Offshore Structures Subject to Soil Restraints and Wave Forces.
Author Edge, Billy L. ; Mayer., Paul G. ;
CORP Author Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta. Water Resources Center.
Year Published 1969
Report Number WRC-0269; W69-08008;
Stock Number PB-232 178
Additional Subjects Offshore structures ; Dynamic response ; Mathematical models ; Dynamic structural analysis ; Underwater foundations ; Soil mechanics ; Ocean waves ; Seismic waves ; Harmonic analysis ; Loads(Forces) ; Offshore drilling ; Stabilized platforms ; ALGOL ; B5500 computers
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-232 178 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 219p
Abstract A mathematical model is developed to determine the response of permanent offshore structures which are embedded in the ocean floor and which are subject to harmonic or random waves. The usual assumption of a rigid foundation is not made, but the resistance of the soil to structural movements is included in the model. The type of structures for which this model is applicable are, in general, space-frames. This type of structure has been used in offshore petroleum installations. However, it is noted that the model is equally valid for a space-frame on land subject to dynamic forces or seismic disturbances.
Highlights Notes Mathematical model of the dynamic response of space frames to dynamic forces or seismic disturbances.
PUB Date Free Form Apr 69
Category Codes 13M; 13J; 47F#; 50B#
NTIS Prices PC A10/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326590675
Origin NTIS
Type CAT