Svend Field Development, Suction Bucket Foundation

Pre-engineering studies for a Tripod Star Platform on Suction Bucket Foundations. Numerical analysis of the behaviour of a bucket foundation subjected to cyclic loading. Evaluation of the break-out capacity for ship impact.

Calculations carried out with the software packages: ABAQUS and SUCPIL.

Location: Denmark, North Sea, Svend Field

Client: Maersk Olie og Gas AS, Esbjerg

Year: 1993

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