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Wave and current loading on rigid cylindrical piles

R. J. Sobey

Wave and current loading on rigid cylindrical piles

by R. J. Sobey

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Published by James Cook University of North Queensland, Dept. of Civil & Systems Engineering in [Townsville] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore structures -- Hydrodynamics.,
  • Piling (Civil engineering)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 75-81.

    Statementby R. J. Sobey, G. M. Mitchell.
    SeriesResearch bulletin - Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, James Cook University of North Queensland ; no. CS 15, Research bulletin (James Cook University of North Queensland. Dept. of Civil and Systems Engineering) ;, CS15.
    ContributionsMitchell, G. M., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC1650 .S62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv [i.e. xv], 81, [51] leaves :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4211552M
    ISBN 100858740109
    LC Control Number80490991
    OCLC/WorldCa6736456

    A waveguide is a structure that guides waves, such as electromagnetic waves or sound, with minimal loss of energy by restricting the transmission of energy to one t the physical constraint of a waveguide, wave amplitudes decrease according to the inverse square law as they expand into three dimensional space.. There are different types of waveguides for different types of waves. The test piles were of cylindrical shape and were cast in concrete to two different diameters 50 mm and 75 mm. The length of the piles ranged from mm to mm. Grade 20 concrete mix with maximum aggregate size of 6 mm was used in casting the piles. For 75 mm diameter piles four reinforcement bars of 6 mm diameter were.

    The response of rigid piles in sand to an inclined tensile load is poorly documented and understood, particularly when the load is cyclic. This is becoming relevant for floating marine renewable energy devices such as wave energy converters and floating wind turbines. An analytical method is provided for ground motion of a semi-cylindrical hill with a subsurface linear crack under SH -wave. A suitable Green’s function for the problem discussed in this paper is constructed by complex function and multi-polar coordinate systems. It is the fundamental solution of the displacement field for an elastic half space with a semi-cylindrical hill under an out-plane.

    A Mooring Buoy system consists of multiple steel buoys. The exact configuration depends on water depth, field requirements and environmental conditions. Typically it is a pattern of four to eight mooring points used to moor tankers. Each point consists of a rigid buoy moored to . The shaft resistances of piles driven in sand can often be mobilized fully at axial displacements smaller than 10% of the piles’ diameters r, far larger displacements may be required to mobilize end bearing fully, especially with large open-ended piles. Such displacements cannot be tolerated in most cases, so the static axial compression capacity is often defined as the load Q total.


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The process of applying the wave load and current to the offshore structure is illustrated in Figure as described in API RP2A.

Bending stresses due to both horizontal and vertical forces should be investigated. However, the current velocity components should not be included in the wave kinematics when calculating wave loading.

On the basis of Morison’s empirical formula and modal separation method in estimating the force and torque exerted by internal solitary waves (ISWs) on a cylindrical pile, it is found that the loads exerted by the ISWs change largely in different seasons at the same site of the continental shelf in the South China Sea (SCS) even under the condition that the amplitudes of ISWs are the same.

Results obtained under the individual wind loading (Fig. 16(a)–Fig. 16 (c)) and the combined wave and current loading (Fig (a)–Fig (c)) are similar to those obtained under the combined wind, wave and current loading. That is, the rotation, the lateral displacement and the bending moment of the pile for the hybrid foundation are.

The use of Morison’s equation together with the linear wave theory is considered a first approximation to evaluate the inline wave forces on a surface-piercing cylinder.

Significant second-order forces are expected to arise from the waterline and dynamic pressure effects, even when a wave. A pile is defined as rigid if the pile-soil relative stiffness, E. P /G. exceeds a critical ratio, (E. P /G. s) c, where (E. P / G. s) c = (l / r. 0) 4 [7] and. is Young’s modulus of an equiva lent solid cylindrical pile of diameter.

d, G. is the soil shear modulus, l. is the pile. analyzing a large variety of offshore structures subjected to wave, current and wind loading • Cable connections for rigid body motion, wave and mooring line analysis under various ocean environments • Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical.

The dynamic loading was applied to the rigid underlying bedrock (see Figure B-1) as one-dimensional horizontal accel- Pile Properties Cylindrical reinforced concrete piles with linear elastic ω=circular frequency of loading, and Vs =shear wave velocity of the soil.

Through scale-model tests, the forces, moments, and the pressure distributions, including impact pressures, were determined for large diameter piers extending through large-amplitude wave system in which current strengths vary Tests were performed at 1/ scale, simulating piers of the bridge for the Northumberland Strait Crossing, Canada These piers are partially cylindrical with a base.

Current design methods are based on the results of static pile tests, and it can be demonstrated that if an allowance for rate of loading were to be made, the ultimate pile load could be increased by the order of %.

Summary. All the points mentioned up until this point have concerned solely the loading of a pile along its axis. Pretensioned spun concrete piles is a relatively new type of pile that consists of a cylindrical pile with a void. It is similar to cylinder piles, with a different manufacturing process.

Timber Piles. Timber piles have been used in North American since the mid s, and are still used to this day.The two piles are placed in tandem arrangement. The bottom centre of the upstream cylindrical pile (Pile 1) locates at from the coordinate origin, while L is the centre-to-centre distance between Pile 1 and the downstream cylindrical pile (Pile 2).

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