1st Edition

Analysis and Design of Marine Structures including CD-ROM

Edited By Carlos Guedes Soares, P.K. Das Copyright 2009
    520 Pages
    by CRC Press

    564 Pages
    by CRC Press

    'Analysis and Design of Marine Structures' explores recent developments in methods and modelling procedures for structural assessment of marine structures:

    - Methods and tools for establishing loads and load effects;

    - Methods and tools for strength assessment;

    - Materials and fabrication of structures;

    - Methods and tools for structural design and optimisation;

    - Structural reliability, safety and environment protection.

    The book is a valuable reference source for academics, engineers and professionals involved in marine structures and design of ship and offshore structures.

    Methods and tools for loads and load effects

    A study on the effect of heavy weather avoidance on the wave pressure distribution along the midship transverse section of a VLCC and a bulk carrier
    Zhi Shu & Torgeir Moan

    Comparison of experimental and numerical sloshing loads in partially filled tanks
    S. Brizzolara, L. Savio, M. Viviani, Y. Chen, P. Temarel, N. Couty, S. Hoflack, L. Diebold, N. Moirod & A. Souto Iglesias

    Experiments on a damaged ship section
    T.W.P. Smith, K.R. Drake & P. Wrobel

    Estimation of parametric rolling of ships—comparison of different probabilistic methods
    Jelena Vidic-Perunovic & Jørgen Juncher Jensen

    Local hydro-structure interactions due to slamming
    Š. Malenica, F.X. Sireta, S. Tomaševi´c, J.T. Tuitman & I. Schipperen

    Methods and tools for strength assessment

    Finite element analysis

    Methods for hull structure strength analysis and ships service life evaluation, for a large LNG carrier
    Leonard Domnisoru, Ionel Chirica & Alexandru Ioan

    Parametric investigation on stress concentrations of bulk carrier hatch corners
    Dario Boote & Francesco Cecchini

    A study on structural characteristics of the ring-stiffened circular toroidal shells
    Qing-Hai Du, Zheng-Quan Wan & Wei-Cheng Cui

    Application developments of mixed finite element method for fluid-structure interaction analysis in maritime engineering
    Jing Tang Xing, Ye Ping Xiong & Mingyi Tan

    Efficient calculation of the effect of water on ship vibration
    Marc Wilken, G. Of, C. Cabos & O. Steinback

    Finite element simulations of ship collisions: A coupled approach to external dynamics and inner mechanics
    Ingmar Pill & Kristjan Tabri

    Ultimate strength

    Discussion of plastic capacity of plating subject to patch loads
    Claude Daley & Apurv Bansal

    Ultimate strength characteristics of aluminium plates for high speed vessels
    S. Benson, J. Downes & R.S. Dow

    Improving the shear properties of web-core sandwich structures using filling material
    Jani Romanoff, Aleksi Laakso & Petri Varsta

    Stability of flat bar stiffeners under lateral patch loads
    Jacob Abraham & Claude Daley

    Ultimate strength of stiffened plates with local damage on the stiffener
    M. Witkowska & C. Guedes Soares

    Approximate method for evaluation of stress-strain relationship for stiffened panel subject to tension, compression and shear employing the finite element approach
    Maciej Taczala

    Residual strength of damaged stiffened panel on double bottom ship
    Zhenhui Liu & Jørgen Amdahl

    Assessment of the hull girder ultimate strength of a bulk carrier using nonlinear finite element analysis
    Zhi Shu & Torgeir Moan

    Ultimate strength performance of Suezmax tanker structures: Pre-CSR versus CSR designs
    J.K. Paik, D.K. Kim & M.S. Kim

    Coatings and corrosion

    Large scale corrosion tests
    Pawel Domzalicki, Igor Skalski, C. Guedes Soares & Yordan Garbatov

    Anticorrosion protection systems—improvements and continued problems
    Anders Ulfvarson & Klas Vikgren

    Prospects of application of plasma electrolytic oxidation coatings for shipbuilding
    Alexander N. Minaev, Natalie A. Gladkova, Sergey V. Gnedenkov & Vladimir V. Goriaynov

    Corrosion wastage statistics and maintenance planning of corroded hull structures of bulk carriers
    Yordan Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Numerical simulation of strength and deformability of steel plates with surface pits and replicated corrosion-surface
    Md. Mobesher Ahmmad & Yoichi Sumi

    Effect of pitting corrosion on the collapse strength of rectangular plates under axial compression
    S. Saad-Eldeen & C. Guedes Soares

    Fatigue and fracture

    Fracture mechanics procedures for assessing fatigue life of window and door corners in ship structures
    Mika Bäckström & Seppo Kivimaa

    Experimental and numerical fatigue analysis of partial-load and full-load carrying fillet welds at doubler plates and lap joints
    O. Feltz & W. Fricke

    Global strength analysis of ships with special focus on fatigue of hatch corners
    Hubertus von Selle, Olaf Doerk & Manfred Scharrer

    Structural integrity monitoring index for ship and offshore structures
    Bart de Leeuw & Feargal P. Brennan

    Effect of uncertain weld shape on the structural hot-spot stress distribution
    B. Gaspar, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    A study on a method for maintenance of ship structures considering remaining life benefit
    Yasumi Kawamura, Yoichi Sumi & Masanobu Nishimoto

    Impact strength

    Impact behaviour of GRP, aluminium and steel plates
    L.S. Sutherland & C. Guedes Soares

    Impact damage of MARK III type LNG carrier cargo containment system due to dropped objects: An experimental study
    J.K. Paik, B.J. Kim, T.H. Kim, M.K. Ha, Y.S. Suh & S.E. Chun

    Simulation of the response of double bottoms under grounding actions using finite elements
    I. Zilakos, M. Toulios, M. Samuelides, T.-H. Nguyen & J. Amdahl

    Fire and explosion

    CFD simulations on gas explosion and fire actions
    J.K. Paik, B.J. Kim, J.S. Jeong, S.H. Kim, Y.S. Jang, G.S. Kim, J.H. Woo, Y.S. Kim, M.J. Chun, Y.S. Shin & J. Czujko

    The effects of reliability-based vulnerability requirements on blast-loaded ship panels
    S.J. Pahos & P.K. Das

    Structural monitoring

    Structural monitoring of mast and rigging of sail ships
    Giovanni Carrera, Cesare Mario Rizzo & Matteo Paci

    Assessment of ice-induced loads on ship hulls based on continuous response monitoring
    B.J. Leira, Lars Børsheim, Øivind Espeland & J. Amdahl

    Materials and fabrication of structures

    Welded structures

    The importance of welding quality in ship construction
    Philippa L. Moore

    A data mining analysis to evaluate the additional workloads caused by welding distortions
    Nicolas Losseau, Jean David Caprace, Philippe Rigo & Fernandez Francisco Aracil

    3D numerical model of austenitic stainless steel 316L multipass butt welding and comparison with experimental results
    A.P. Kyriakongonas & V.J. Papazoglou

    Adhesive joints

    Fabrication, testing and analysis of steel/composite DLS adhesive joints
    S. Hashim, J. Nisar, N. Tsouvalis, K. Anyfantis, P. Moore, Ionel Chirica, C. Berggreen, A. Orsolini, A. Quispitupa, D. McGeorge, B. Hayman, S. Boyd, K. Misirlis, J. Downes, R. Dow & E. Juin

    The effect of surface preparation on the behaviour of double strap adhesive joints with thick steel adherents
    K.N. Anyfantis & N.G. Tsouvalis

    Pultrusion characterisation for adhesive joints
    J.A. Nisar, S.A. Hashim & P.K. Das

    Buckling of composite plates

    Studies of the buckling of composite plates in compression
    B. Hayman, C. Berggreen, C. Lundsgaard-Larsen, A. Delarche, H.L. Toftegaard, R.S. Dow, J. Downes, K. Misirlis, N. Tsouvalis & C. Douka

    Buckling strength parametric study of composite laminated plates with delaminations
    N.G. Tsouvalis & G.S. Garganidis

    Buckling behaviour of the ship deck composite plates with cut-outs
    Ionel Chirica, Elena-Felicia Beznea & Raluca Chirica

    Buckling behaviour of plates with central elliptical delamination
    Elena-Felicia Beznea, Ionel Chirica & Raluca Chirica

    Methods and tools for structural design and optimization

    Structural design of a medium size passenger vessel with low wake wash
    Dario Boote & Donatella Mascia

    Multi-objective optimization of ship structures: Using guided search vs. conventional concurrent optimization
    Jasmin Jelovica & Alan Klanac

    Digital prototyping of hull structures in basic design
    José M. Varela, Manuel Ventura & C. Guedes Soares

    Structural reliability safety and environmental protection

    Still water loads

    Probabilistic presentation of the total bending moments of FPSO’s
    Lyuben D. Ivanov, Albert Ku, Beiqing Huang & Viviane C.S. Krzonkala

    Stochastic model of the still water bending moment of oil tankers
    L. Garrè & Enrico Rizzuto

    Statistics of still water bending moments on double hull tankers
    Joško Parunov, Maro C´orak & C. Guedes Soares

    Ship structural reliability

    Structural reliability of the ultimate hull girder strength of a PANAMAX container ship
    Jörg Peschmann, Clemens Schiff & Viktor Wolf

    Sensitivity analysis of the ultimate limit state variables for a tanker and a bulk carrier
    A.W. Hussein & C. Guedes Soares

    Ultimate strength and reliability assessment of laminated composite plates under axial compression
    N. Yang, P.K. Das & Xiong Liang Yao

    Environmental impact

    Modelling of environmental impacts of ship dismantling
    I.S. Carvalho, P. Antão & C. Guedes Soares

    Fuel consumption and exhaust emissions reduction by dynamic propeller pitch control
    Massimo Figari & C. Guedes Soares

    Author index


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