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A Literature Review on structural analysis and design of offshore structure

Syed shafahaduddin quadri, R. M. Sawant


In the present give a review study on structural analysis and design of marine structures i.e. offshore structure. This review study deals with the structural geometry of compliant offshore platforms while emphasizing the design and development of these platforms rather than of fixed platforms. Investigations is carried out on the response control of a tension leg platform (TLP) and an articulated tower are presented. various control strategies that are commonly deployed for the response control of structures subjected to lateral forces while presenting detailed applications of tuned mass dampers (TMDs) in offshore structures. The modeling of offshore structures was carried out by using computer program i.e., SAP, STAAD, ANSYS, MATLAB and SAC. The investigation is carryout by considering different parameters like offshore structure, Compliant platforms, Floating platforms, articulated towers, tension leg platform (TLPs).


Key Words: offshore structure, Compliant platforms, Floating platforms, articulated towers, tension leg platform (TLPs).

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