RR177 - Review of structural modelling of deep water jack up structures
The objective of this study was to develop an understanding of the possible failure modes of such structures and to prepare a basis for the fundamental modelling of the dynamic interaction of the structure, loading and foundations of jack-up structures on a generic basis. The work presented in this report is concerned with the determination of the non-linear response of jack-up structures to dynamic loading. The analysis includes nonlinearities in the structure, the loading and the interaction between the structure and the seabed.
The Research Report Series are produced in Adobe Acrobat. The use of the latest version of the software is recommended which is available at the Adobe website via the link on this page.
Assistance in the use of Adobe Acrobat PDF files is available on our FAQs page.