Ocean Engineering & Oceanography
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Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures

Authors: Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

  • 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
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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.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction to Offshore Platforms

    Pages 1-61

    Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

  • Environmental Forces

    Pages 63-125

    Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

  • Introduction to Structural Dynamics

    Pages 127-255

    Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

  • Damping in Offshore Structures

    Pages 257-282

    Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

  • Hydrodynamic Response of Perforated Members

    Pages 283-312

    Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-5564-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures
Authors
Series Title
Ocean Engineering & Oceanography
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6089-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6089-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6088-5
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5564-6
Series ISSN
2194-6396
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 422
Number of Illustrations
42 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour
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