Offshore Structure Design Construction, Inspection, Maintenance and Repair

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Instructor : Dr Paul A. Frieze (View Profile)
Upcoming Session : Yogyakarta, 9-13 Nov 2015

COURSE CONTENT

Session 1 – Introduction to Offshore Structures & Standards
· Types of Offshore Structures
· Design Parameters, Standards & Specifications
· General Considerations for Design
· Standard & Special Steels
· Loads Effects on Offshore Structures

Session 2 – Metocean, Wave Loading and Buoyancy
· Offshore Site Investigations
· Meteorological & Oceanographical Data
· Wave Theories
· Wind & Wave Forces
· Buoyancy and Stability

Session 3 – Geotechnics, Piles and Structural Analysis
Geotechnical Engineering for Offshore Structures
· Offshore Pile Design
· Design of Axially Loaded Piles
· Design of Laterally Loaded Piles
· Case Study – Pile sizing
· Design by Computer (SACS, SESAM, etc.)
· Topsides and Jacket Designs
· Optimum Platform Configurations

Session 4 – Detailed Design and Specialized Analysis
· Design of Tubular Members & Tubular Joints
· Welding & Weld Design
· Concepts of Dynamic Analysis
· Spectral Analysis
· Fatigue Design – Deterministic & Spectral
· Earthquake & Seismic Analysis
· Case Study (Construction)
· Load Out, Transportation & Installation
· Marine Operations

Session 5 – Structural Integrity, Repair, Risk and Reliability
· Pushover Analysis
· Structural Reliability
· Structure Integrity Principles
· Repair Procedure for Damaged Members
· Risk Assessment

Session 6 – Reassessment
· Applicable Standards
· Reassessment Process
· API RP 2A v ISO 19902 Differences

Session 7 – Structural Integrity Management (SIM)
· Overview
· SIM Process
· Case Study

Session 8&9 – Inspection Planning for Jackets & Topsides
· Introduction
· ISO 19902 Fixed Steel Structures – Clause 23 SIM – Inspection Strategy
· ISO 19901-3 Topsides – Clause 14 In-Service Inspection and SIM
· Inspection Planning & Mitigation Requirements for High Risk Structures