Vertical Riser Design Manual
G J Lyons, M H Patel and J A Witz
ISBN 1 874612 20 X
This manual provides a comprehensive guide to product information, structural analysis and design procedures for both preliminary design and detailed evaluation of vertical risers. Over a decade of research and development are brought together, presenting the latest analysis methods for both in-line and lateral vortex shedding response of vertical risers to waves and vessel motions. These analysis methods are presented to enable them to be rapidly available to the user.
Marine Riser Applications and Behaviour; Riser Configurations; Drilling Operations; Product Information; Structural Analysis; Vortex Shedding Induced Effects; Riser Operation; In Service Monitoring; Failure Modes; Design Case Study