Thyra West, Field Testing of Suction Bucket Foundation

Finite element prediction of the pull-out capacity for a large scale test suction bucket (pile) in sand deposit at Thyra West field. Part of a bucket foundation development project.

Simulations carried out with the program ABAQUS.

Location: Dnmark, North Sea, Thyra West Field

Client: Maersk Olie og Gas AS, Esbjerg

Year: 1993

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