marine engineering

Design of Offshore Structures

Course Description

This course will give the students a background into fixed offshore structures as well as the following related topics: design criteria for environmental conditions, platform shapes and weights, wave forces, member design, joint design, foundation piles, load-out, transportation, installation, corrosion and cathodic protection. 

Course Objective

The course will give a brief overview of Loads on Offshore Structures, Concepts of Fixed Platform Jacket and Deck, Steel Tubular Member Design, Tubular Joint Design for Static and Cyclic Loads, Submarine Pipelines and Risers, Design against Accidental Loads (Fire, Blast and Collision)

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