Marine Structural Design. Edition No. 2

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  • Book
  • 1008 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Marine Structural Design, Second Edition, is a wide-ranging, practical guide to marine structural analysis and design, describing in detail the application of modern structural engineering principles to marine and offshore structures.

Organized in five parts, the book covers basic structural design principles, strength, fatigue and fracture, and reliability and risk assessment, providing all the knowledge needed for limit-state design and re-assessment of existing structures.

Updates to this edition include new chapters on structural health monitoring and risk-based decision-making, arctic marine structural development, and the addition of new LNG ship topics, including composite materials and structures, uncertainty analysis, and green ship concepts.

  • Provides the structural design principles, background theory, and know-how needed for marine and offshore structural design by analysis
  • Covers strength, fatigue and fracture, reliability, and risk assessment together in one resource, emphasizing practical considerations and applications
  • Updates to this edition include new chapters on structural health monitoring and risk-based decision making, and new content on arctic marine structural design

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Part I: Structural Design Principles 1. Introduction 2. Wave loads for ship design and classification 3. Loads and dynamic response for offshore structures 4. Scantling of ship's hulls by rules 5. Ship hull scantling by analysis 6. Offshore structural analysis 7. Limit-state design of offshore structures

Part II: Ultimate Strength 8. Buckling/collapse of columns and beam-columns 9. Buckling and local buckling of tubular members 10. Ultimate strength of plates and stiffened plates 11. Ultimate strength of cylindrical shells 12. A theory of nonlinear finite element analysis 13. Collapse analysis of ship hulls 14. Offshore structures under impact loads 15. Offshore structures under earthquake loads

Part III: Fatigue and Fracture 16. Mechanism of fatigue and fracture 17. Fatigue capacity 18. Fatigue loading and stresses 19. Simplified fatigue assessment 20. Spectral fatigue analysis and design 21. Application of fracture mechanics 22. Material selections and damage to tolerance criteria

Part IV: Structural Reliability 23. Basics of structural reliability  24. Random variables and uncertainty analysis 25. Reliability of ship structures 26. Reliability-based design and code calibration 27. Fatigue reliability 28. Probability and risk based inspection planning

Part V: Risk Assessment 29. Risk assessment methodology 30. Risk assessment applied to offshore structures 31. Formal safety assessment applied to the shipping industry 32. Economic risk assessment for field development 33. Human reliability assessment 34. Risk centered maintenance

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Bai, Yong
Dr. Yong Bai obtained a Ph.D. in Offshore Structures at Hiroshima University, Japan in 1989. He is currently President of Offshore Pipelines and Risers (OPR Inc., a design/consulting firm in the field of subsea pipelines, risers and floating systems. In the 1990's, he had been a technical leader for several Asgard Transport pipeline and flowline projects at JP Kenny as Manager of the advanced engineering department. Yong was previously a lead riser engineer at Shell and assisted in offshore rules development at the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) as Manager of the offshore technology department. While a professor, he wrote several books and served as a course leader on the design of subsea pipelines and irsers as well as design of floating systems. He also serves at Zhejiang University in China as professor.
Jin, Wei-Liang
Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) and an honorary professor in Queen's University, UK. His research interest includes structural reliability, durability of reinforced concrete structure, health monitoring of concrete structures, and fundamental theories of concrete structures and their applications. He founded the group on Durability of Concrete Structures in 1995 at Zhejiang University, which carries out research on the durability problems regarding environments, materials, concrete components and structures. He has been awarded 20 research grants by the Chinese government and has published more than 200 articles, co-authored 9 monographs. He also won 3 National Awards for Science and Technology Progress and 5 Science & Technology Awards of Zhejiang Province. Prof. Jin previously held research fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Norwegian Council of Research.
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