Offshore Structures: Design, Construction and Maintenance, Second Edition covers all types of offshore structures and platforms employed worldwide. As the ultimate reference for selecting, operating and maintaining offshore structures, this book provides a roadmap for designing structures which will stand up even in the harshest environments. Subsea pipeline design and installation is also covered in this edition, as is the selection of the proper type of offshore structure, the design procedure for the fixed offshore structure, nonlinear analysis (Push over) as a new technique to design and assess the existing structure, and more.
With this book in hand, engineers will have the most up-to-date methods for performing a structural lifecycle analysis, implementing maintenance plans for topsides and jackets and using non-destructive testing.
- Provides a one-stop guide to offshore structure design and analysis
- Presents easy-to-understand methods for structural lifecycle analysis
- Contains expert advice for designing offshore platforms for all types of environments
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2. Offshore Structure Loads and strength
3. Offshore Structure Platform Design
4. Geotechnical Data and Pile Design
5. Fabrication and Installation
6. Corrosion Protection
7. Assessment of Existing Structures and Repairs
8. Risk-Based Inspection Technique
9. Subsea pipeline Design and Installation
Mohamed A. El-Reedy's background in structural engineering. His main area of researches is reliability of concrete and steel structure. He has provided consulting to different engineering companies and oil and gas industries in Egypt and to international companies as the International Egyptian Oil Company (IEOC) and British Petroleum (BP). Moreover, he provides different concrete and steel structure design package for residential buildings, warehouses and telecommunication towers and electrical projects with WorleyParsons Egypt. He has participated in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) projects with international engineering firms. Currently, Dr. El-Reedy is responsible for reliability, Inspection and maintenance strategy for onshore structures and offshore steel structure platforms. He has performed these tasks for hundred structures in the red sea.
Dr. El-Reedy has consulted with and trained executives at many organizations, including the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO), bp, Apachi, Shell, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA), the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and King Saudi's Interior ministry, Qatar Telecom, the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation , Saudi Arabia basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) , the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, and Qatar petrochemical Company (QAPCO), PETRONAS Malaysia, PTT Thailand. He has taught technical courses about offshore structure integrity, repair and maintenance for reinforced concrete structure, steel and offshore structures and the advanced technique in structural engineering and materials worldwide, especially in the Middle East.
Dr. El-Reedy has written numerous publications and presented many papers at local and international conferences sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, and the American Petroleum Institute. He is in the technical committee for OMAE conference for ten years. He has published many research papers in international technical journals and has authored many books about marine structure calculation, assessment of concrete structure, structure reliability, total quality management, advanced materials, economic management for engineering projects, and repair and protection of reinforced concrete structures. He received his bachelor's degree from Cairo University in 1990, his master's degree in 1995, and his Ph.D from Cairo University in 2000.