Stresses and deformation of a buried pipeline under wave loading
An evaluation of wave-induced pore pressures and effective stresses has been recognized by marine geotechnical engineers as an important factor in the design of offshore pipelines. Most previous investigations for the wave-seabed-pipe interaction problem have not considered the material of the pipeline. Thus, the internal stresses and deformation of the pipeline have not been investigated in the wave-seabed-pipe interaction problem. This paper considers the pipeline itself as an elastic material and links the analysis of the pipeline with the wave-seabed interaction problem. Based on the numerical results presented, the effective stresses in the angular direction s;gu;gu and shear stress t within the pipe are much larger than the wave-induced pore pressure.
Journal of Transportation Engineering
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