Offshore Technology Research Center

Risers and Moorings

Click on the links below to view project summaries and available reports for completed projects in the following areas:

Riser and Flowline Dynamics/VIV

Year

CFD Simulation of Riser VIV
2007
A New Incompressible Navier-Stokes Method with General Hybrid Meshes and Its Application to Flow/Structure Interactions
2005
Riser Interaction Model: A Combined Time/Frequency Domain Approach
2004
Vortex-Induced Vibration Seminars for MMS Engineers
2004
Evaluation of the Effect of Contact between Risers and Guide Frames on Offshore Spar Platform Motions
2003
Wake II Model for Hydrodynamic Forces on Marine Pipelines for the Wave Plus Current Case
1999
Vortex-Induced Vibration of a Slender Horizontal Cylinder in Currents and Waves
1998
A Dynamic Response of Marine Risers and Tendons
1997
An Experimental Study of the Flow Structures and Hydrodynamic Forces of a Cylinder in a Reversing Flow
1995
Application of the Hybrid-Frequency-Time Domain Method to Offshore Problems
1994
Experimental Study of a Single Riser in Waves and Currents
1994
Unsteady Flow Simulations Using Adaptive Hybrid Grids
1993
An Incompressible Navier-Stokes Method with Adaptive Hybrid Grids
1992
Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Tendons and Risers
1992
Development of an Educational Software Package for Deep Water Offshore Risers
1991
Effect of Various Parameters on the Dynamic Response of Deep Water Risers
1990
Hydrodynamic Forces on Circular Cylinders in Sinusoidal and Random Oscillating Flow
1990

Coupled Riser/Mooring/Vessel Dynamics

Year

No MODU's Adrift
2008
Numerical Prediction of Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Drift during Hurricanes
2007
Studies on Dynamic Interaction between Deep-water Floating Structures and Their Mooring/Tendon Systems
2002
Hull/Mooring/Riser Coupled Dynamic Analysis of a Deepwater Floating Platform with Polyester Lines
2001

Mooring/Riser Reliability

Year

Reliability of Mooring Systems for Floating Production Systems 
2006
Reliability Analysis for Mooring System of a Spar in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
2004

Mooring Line Dynamics

Year

Dynamic Simulation of Polyester Mooring Lines
2004
Wave Interaction With a Pair of Flexible Cylinders
1993

 

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