Elastic-Plastic Analysis of the Interaction between Ice and Offshore Structures

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In this paper, the mechanical properties of ice, which are affected by the existence of cavities and the different tensile-compression strength ratio, are analyzed in micromechanics view. Then the constitutive equation is established, and the distribution of stress field caused by the ice-structure interaction is constructed with the constitutive equation. Finally, the ultimate bearing capacity of ice is also discussed with different values of pressure sensitivity parameter and the tension-compression ratio. Thus, this paper provides the theoretical reference for offshore platforms design.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 417-418)

Edited by:

M.H Aliabadi, S. Abela, S. Baragetti, M. Guagliano and Han-Seung Lee

Pages:

897-900

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.417-418.897

Citation:

T. Yu et al., "Elastic-Plastic Analysis of the Interaction between Ice and Offshore Structures", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 417-418, pp. 897-900, 2010

Online since:

October 2009

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