MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2016XV International Conference “Topical Problems of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Energy Efficiency and Ecology – 2016”
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Buildings and Structures, Foundations and Underground Constructions, Bridges, Highways and Tunnels|
|Published online||11 August 2016|
Seismic Isolation of Offshore Pipeline Block Valve Stations
Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, 195251, Polytechnicheskaya str. 29, St. Petersburg, Russia
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As shown by the actual material analysis of offshore pipeline damage caused by strong earthquakes, the greatest damage is caused to complex assemblies such as branch connections, bends, and various joints .In the seismic resistance analysis of the offshore pipeline a fixed junction of an offshore pipeline section with a block valve station is modeled. To assess the connection assembly for seismic resistance, a number of accelerograms with descriptions of magnitude 8 and 9 earthquakes in the Black Sea region were considered. The calculations have revealed significant pipe wall stresses in the offshore pipeline/block valve station junction. The resulting conclusion is that offshore pipeline block valve.
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