## Offshore structural engineering |

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### Contents

MATRIX STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS | 27 |

ENVIRONMENTAL LOADINGS | 89 |

STATIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS | 153 |

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acceleration Airy theory Airy wave American Petroleum Institute amplitude applied approximately associated assumed axial stress base bending stress buoyant forces calculated Chapter clay coefficients column components compressive stress concrete cylinder deck deflection denotes determined from equation diagonal members diameter direct stiffness method dynamic equal estimated expressible factor of safety footing forces and moments frame frequency ft-kips ft/sec given by equation groundline hoop stress horizontal force inertia forces internal forces joint loads kips kips/ft2 kips/in2 length longitudinal stress mass member stiffness mode shapes normal offshore structure platform pressure prestress Problem seafloor segments shear force shear stress shown in Fig side face slugs soil solid mechanics solution steel stiffness equation stiffness matrix structure shown substructure Table template structures tensile stress total force vertical force wall thickness water velocity wave height wave of height wave theory wavenumber weight yield stress zero