1st Edition

Progress in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCT 2017), May 8-10, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Edited By Carlos Guedes Soares, Y. Garbatov Copyright 2017

    Progress in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures collects the contributions presented at MARSTRUCT 2017, the 6th International Conference on Marine Structures (Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 May 2017).

    The MARSTRUCT series of Conferences started in Glasgow, UK in 2007, the second event of the series having taken place in Lisbon, Portugal in March 2009, the third in Hamburg, Germany in March 2011, the fourth in Espoo, Finland in March 2013, and the fifth in Southampton, UK in March 2015. This Conference series deals with Ship and Offshore Structures, addressing topics in the areas of:

    - Methods and Tools for Loads and Load Effects
    - Methods and Tools for Strength Assessment
    - Experimental Analysis of Structures
    - Materials and Fabrication of Structures
    - Methods and Tools for Structural Design and Optimisation, and
    - Structural Reliability, Safety and Environmental Protection

    Progress in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures is essential reading for academics, engineers and all professionals involved in the design of marine and offshore structures.

    Fluid-structure interaction

    Design and structural testing of a physical model for wetdeck slamming analysis
    D. Dessi, E. Faiella, J. Geiser, E. Alley & J. Dukes

    A storm-based procedure to generate standardised load-time history for fatigue strength assessment of offshore structures
    S. Li & C. Guedes Soares

    A numerical simulation for coupling behavior between smoothed particle hydrodynamics and structural finite element method
    C. Ma, M. Oka & K. Iijima

    Vertical wave loads acting on a cruise ship in head, oblique and following regular waves
    S. Rajendran & C. Guedes Soares

    Still water vertical bending moment in a flooding damaged ship
    J.M. Rodrigues & C. Guedes Soares

    On parameterization of emulsification and heat exchange in the hydraulic modelling of oil spill from a damaged tanker in winter conditions
    M. Sergejeva, J. Laanearu & K. Tabri

    Practical verification of loading computer by laser measurements
    G. Storhaug, O. Fredriksen, D. Greening & I. Robinson

    Hydroelastic effects on slamming loads and dynamic response of flexible panels
    S. Wang & C. Guedes Soares

    Prediction of pressure induced by liquid sloshing for LNG carrier
    R.-Q. Zhu, H.-X. Ma, Q.-M. Miao & W.-T. Zheng


    Forced vibration analysis of the hull girder by propeller excitation and rudder interaction
    F.J. Dominguez Ruiz, E.M. Cali Y. & L.A. García J.

    Experimental characterization of viscoelastic materials for marine applications
    J. Fragasso, L. Moro, P.N. Mendoza Vassallo, M. Biot & A. Badino

    On the experimental characterization of resilient mounting elements
    A. Hecquet, B. de’Vidovich, E. Brocco, M. Biot, F. Licciulli, G. Fabro, C. Pestelli, H. Le Sourne & L. Moro

    A new van der Pol equation based ice-structure interaction model for ice-induced vibrations
    X. Ji & E. Oterkus

    Whirling analysis of shaft line with a new compact flexible coupling
    T. Pais, D. Boote & G. Repetti

    Estimation of damping from wave induced vibrations in ships
    G. Storhaug, K. Laanemets, I. Edin & J.W. Ringsberg

    Optimization of the gun foundation structure of an offshore patrol vessel using a modern genetic algorithm
    A. de Vaucorbeil & K.E. Patron

    Structural analysis

    Shape and stress sensing of offshore structures by using inverse finite element method
    A. Kefal & E. Oterkus

    Effect of pressure distribution on the capacity of ship structure frames
    M. Korgesaar, P. Kujala, M. Suominen, G.S. Dastydar, J. Romanoff, H. Remes & J. Kämäräinen

    Reduced finite element models for mast analysis
    A. Lorenzetti, M. Gaiotti, S. Ghelardi & C.M. Rizzo

    Modeling microstructure of materials by using peridynamics
    N. Zhu, D. De Meo, S. Oterkus & E. Oterkus

    Structural design

    Influence of different topological variants on optimized structural scantlings of passenger ships
    J. Andric, P. Prebeg & K. Piric

    Conceptual ship design framework for designing new commercial ships
    T. Damyanliev, P. Georgiev & Y. Garbatov

    FEA based optimization for stiffened plate considering buckling and yield strength
    J.D. Kim, B.-S. Jang, T.-Y. Park & S.B. Jeon

    Ship hull structural scantling optimization
    K. Stone & T. McNatt

    The design and analysis of a heavy transportation and jacket launch barge
    L.D. Cherian, T. Mathew, J. Land & J. Evans

    Ultimate strength

    Hull girder ultimate strength of container ships in oblique sea
    I. Darie & J. Rörup

    Progressive collapse analysis of a container ship under combined longitudinal bending moment and bottom local loads
    M. Fujikubo & A. Tatsumi

    Optimal design of stiffened plate subjected to combined stochastic loads
    Y. Garbatov & P. Georgiev

    Compressive strength of double-bottom under alternate hold loading condition
    J.M. Gordo

    Residual strength estimation and imperfection modelling for plastically deformed stiffeners
    I. Kahraman & G.T. Tayyar

    Rapid, early-stage ultimate limit state structural design for multihulls
    J.T. Knight

    Accuracy improvement of PCM using simple box girder-based LSE data
    I. Kvan & J. Choung

    Geometrically nonlinear bending response of a ship-like box girder using an enhanced single-layer theory
    M. Metsälä, B.R. Gonçalves, J. Romanoff & J. Jelovica

    IACS common structural rules as an element of IMO goal based standards for bulk carriers and oil tankers
    J. Peschmann, H. von Selle, J. Jankowski, G. Horn & T. Arima

    FE model calibration and validation of a tested plate with an opening under compressive load
    S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Ultimate strength of the hull girder of large container ships
    S. Zhang, R. Villavicencio, N. White & L. Jiang

    Experimental study on cumulative buckling deformation of stiffened panel subjected to cyclic loading
    Y. Tanaka, T. Ando, Y. Hashizume, A. Tatsumi & M. Fujikubo

    Fatigue and fracture

    Numerical analysis of mixed-mode fracture toughness of glass/vinylester composite laminates
    F. Alizadeh & C. Guedes Soares

    Fatigue strength assessment of an annealed butt welded joint accounting for material inhomogeneity
    Y. Dong, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Uncertainty analyses of local strain and fatigue crack initiation life of welded joints under plane strain condition
    Y. Dong & C. Guedes Soares

    Reliability based inspection planning using fracture mechanics based formulations for ship structures
    K.M. Doshi, Y. Parihar & T. Roy

    Study on fatigue life prediction of details with a surface crack under spectrum loading
    X.P. Huang

    Prediction of crack growth of an aged coast guard patrol ship based on various approaches
    C.S. Kim, C.B. Li, J. Choung & Y.H. Kim

    Benchmark study on considering welding-induced distortion in structural stress analysis of thin-plate structures
    I. Lillemäe-Avi, H. Remes, Y. Dong, Y. Garbatov, Y. Quéméner, L. Eggert, Q. Sheng & J. Yue

    Palmgren–miner’s rule and fracture mechanics based fatigue analysis of deepwater mooring lines
    X. Xue & N.-Z. Chen

    Collision and grounding

    A simplified method to assess the damage of an immersed cylinder subjected to underwater explosion
    K. Brochard, H. Le Sourne & G. Barras

    Plate tearing mechanics of high-speed vessels’ aluminium plates during grounding incidents
    B.C. Cerik & R. Villavicencio

    Numerical investigation on a side-shell structure subjected to collision impact load
    B.Q. Chen & C. Guedes Soares

    Plastic and fracture damages of double hull structures under lateral collisions
    S.-R. Cho, S.-U. Song, S.-H. Park & H.K. Shin

    Double-hull breaching energy in ship-tanker collision
    M. Heinvee & K. Tabri

    Full thickness material tests for impact analysis verification
    M. Hoogeland & A.W. Vredeveldt

    Material relationship identification for finite element analysis at intermediate strain rates using optical measurements
    J.M. Kubiczek, K.S. Burchard, S. Ehlers & M. Schöttelndreyer

    Numerical assessment of the resistance of ship double-hull structures in stranding
    B. Liu, L. Zhu & L. Chen

    Correlation analysis of IMO collision damage parameters
    J. Parunov, M. Ćorak & S. Rudan

    Probability of failure of composite beams under high velocity impact
    S.D. Patel & C. Guedes Soares

    Validation of a simplified method for the crashworthiness of offshore wind turbine jackets using finite elements simulations
    T. Pire, S. Echeverry, P. Rigo, L. Buldgen & H. Le Sourne

    Structural response and energy absorption of the simplified ship side under the impact of rigid indenters with different shapes
    X. Qiu, L. Zhu, M. Yan & B. Liu

    Experimental investigation of accidental sliding loads on the response of hull plating
    B.W.T. Quinton, C.G. Daley, D.B. Colbourne & R.E. Gagnon

    Performance assessment of the crashworthiness of corroded ship hulls
    J.W. Ringsberg, Z. Li & E. Johnson

    Impact of sea bottom shapes on grounding damage: Suitability of modelling with Gaussian processes
    O-V.E. Sormunen

    A new simplified method to investigate the side-by-side collision of two ships
    Q. Yuan, Y. Zhang & X.B. Li

    Experimental and numerical analysis of tanker double-hull structures punched by a wedge indenter
    M. Zhang, J.X. Liu & Z.Q. Hu

    Study on residual velocity of high-speed projectile after penetrating back-water plates
    P.D. Zhao & L. Zhang

    Plate dynamics

    Effects of HAZ on the response of impulsively loaded aluminium plates
    B.C. Cerik

    Comparison of different modeling approaches for dynamic analysis of corroded plates
    A. Eslami-Majd & A. Rahbar-Ranji

    Research progress on saturated impulse for ship plates under dynamic loading
    L. Zhu, X. Bai & T.X. Yu

    Review of work on ship structures subjected to repeated impact loadings
    L. Zhu, S. Shi & W. Cai

    Welded structures

    Determination of the double-ellipsoid heat source parameters for the numerical simulation of a welding process
    J.H. Chujutalli & S.F. Estefen

    Finite element study on the ultimate strength of aluminum plates joined by friction stir welding
    V. Farajkhah & C. Guedes Soares

    Investigations on thermo-mechanical tensioning as an active buckling mitigation tool
    A. Gadagi, N.R. Mandal & S. Kumar

    Distortions and residual stress analysis of thin butt welded plates accounting for manufacturing imperfections
    M. Hashemzadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    The influence of heavy weight loading method on the local welding deformation and residual stress of a deck grillage
    Y. He, Z. Chen & J. Wu

    Fast computation on evaluation of critical welding buckling condition in fabrication of lightweight marine structure
    J. Wang, H. Zhou & H. Zhao

    Experimental testing of under matched aluminum welds in tension
    C. Wincott, R. Wiwel, K. Zhang, J. McCormick & M. Collette


    A modified method assessing the integrity of carbon steel structures subjected to corrosion fatigue
    A. Cheng & N.-Z. Chen

    Study on under-film corrosion simulation of free edges in water ballast tanks
    N. Osawa, S. Takeno, S. Katayama, T. Oda, A.B.A. Halim, K. Shiotani & A. Takada

    Concept design of an autonomous mechatronic unit for inspection of holds
    E. Ravina

    A study on corrosion condition assessment considering maintenance and repair
    N. Yamamoto

    Ice conditions

    Experimental investigation of an accidental ice impact on an aluminium high speed craft
    H. Herrnring, J.M. Kubiczek, S. Ehlers, N.O. Niclasen & M. Burmann

    On a shifting pressure-area relationship for the accidental limit state analysis of abnormal ice actions
    E. Kim, J. Amdahl & M. Song

    Dynamic response of ship side structure to the collision with ice sheets
    X.H. Shi, P.X. Wang & C. Guedes Soares

    Structural damage and residual ultimate strength of ship colliding with ice
    M.C. Xu, J. Song, S.X. Chen & Z.J. Pan

    Damaged structures

    Damage assessment in concrete marine structures using damage plasticity model
    S. Chandrasekaran & P.T. Ajesh Kumar

    Assessment of residual life of existing fixed offshore platforms
    S. Copello & C.M. Rizzo

    Numerical validation tests of a damage assessment tool based on super-element method within the scope of A.D.N. regulations
    S. Paboeuf, Y.P. Sone Oo & H. Le Sourne

    Strength enhancement of cracked swash bulkheads of jack-up spud-can
    S. Saad-Eldeen, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Offshore structures

    Analysis of FPSO accident and incident data
    U. Bhardwaj, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

    The latest development of reinforcement techniques on tubular joints
    Z. Li, X. Jiang & G. Lodewijks

    Design of offshore tubular members against excessive local indentation under lateral impacts
    Z. Yu & J. Amdahl

    Subsea structures

    Strength analysis of corroded pipelines subjected to internal pressure and bending moment
    A.A. Barbosa, A.P. Teixeira & C. Guedes Soares

    A design of the subsea manifold protective structure against dropped objects
    S.H. Woo, J. Choung & K. Lee

    Analysis of the influence of spherical bulkhead reinforcement ring structure type on the strength of the structure
    S. Yuan & Q. Chen

    Lateral buckling and post-buckling response based on a modified nonlinear pipe-soil interaction model
    X. Zhang, C. An, M. Duan & C. Guedes Soares

    Composite structures

    Numerical investigation of pre-damaged composite plates subjected to compressive uniaxial load
    F. Alizadeh, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    Hotspot stress analysis of a composite T-joint accounting for geometric and surface roughness effects
    N. Kharghani, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares

    The effect of laminate, stud geometry and advance coefficient on the deflection of a composite marine propeller
    F. Prini, S.D. Benson & R.S. Dow

    Structural fire integrity testing of lightweight multiple core sandwich structures
    M. Rahm, F. Evegren, E. Johnson & J.W. Ringsberg

    Renewable energy devices

    A higher-order coupling model of the blades of the floating offshore wind turbine
    J. Chen & Z. Hu

    The effect of marine growth dynamics in offshore wind turbine support structures
    M. Martinez-Luengo, P. Causon, A.B. Gill & A.J. Kolios

    An improved lumping approach for fatigue analysis of a spar-type wind turbine
    J. Wu & N.-Z. Chen

    Characteristics of p-y curves for monopile offshore wind turbines on clay soil
    Q.L. Yin, C. Guedes Soares & S. Dong

    Safety and reliability

    Simplified method for structural safety assessment of an energy saving device subjected to nonlinear hydrodynamic load
    H.B. Ju, B.S. Jang & D.B. Lee

    Reliability analysis of offshore wind turbine gearbox
    M.X. Li, J.C. Kang, L.P. Sun & M. Wang

    A generic framework for reliability assessment of offshore wind turbine monopiles
    L. Wang & A. Kolios

    System reliability of a jacket offshore wind turbine subjected to fatigue
    B. Yeter, Y. Garbatov & C. Guedes Soares


    Carlos Guedes Soares is a professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal. He received the MSc and Ocean Engineer degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1976, the PhD degree from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, in 1984, and the Doctor of Science degree from the Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, in 1991. He is also the President of the Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC), a research centre of Instituto Superior Técnico that is recognized and funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He has co-authored more than 400 journal papers and 600 conference papers and has been involved in more than 60 international research projects and 20 national projects. He is Editor and member of the Editorial Board of various international journals and has been involved in the organisation of several International Conferences.

    Yordan Garbatov is a associate professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal in the area of Ship Structures. He graduated as a Naval Architect from the University of Varna in 1986 and concluded his PhD degree at IST in the area of Fatigue Reliability and Reliability-Based Maintenance Planning in 1998. He has published about 300 scientific papers. He has been involved in a number of international and national research projects. He is a member of the Editorial Board of some international journals and has participated in the organisation of International Conferences.