Offshore Engineering
An Influence of Trench Formation on Steel Catenary Risers Based on a Hysteretic Nonlinear Seabed Model

Reza Siahtiri; Abdolrahim Taheri

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 64-79

  A steel catenary riser (SCR) attached to a floating platform at its upper end encounters fluctuations in and near its touchdown zone (TDZ), which causes the interaction with the seabed. Subsea surveys and the analysis of SCR’s indicated that the greatest stress and highest damage occurred near ...  Read More