By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
Successfully estimate threat and reliability, and bring cutting edge, but trustworthy designs utilizing the methods defined in Offshore Structural Engineering: Reliability and danger Assessment. A hands-on consultant for practising pros, this booklet covers the reliability of offshore buildings with an emphasis at the protection and reliability of offshore amenities in the course of research, layout, inspection, and making plans.
Since hazard evaluation and reliability estimates are frequently in accordance with chance, the writer makes use of options of likelihood and statistical research to handle the hazards and uncertainties concerned with layout. He explains the techniques with transparent illustrations and tutorials, presents a bankruptcy on chance thought, and covers a variety of phases of the method that come with information assortment, research, layout and development, and commissioning.
In addition, the writer discusses advances in geometric structural kinds for deep-water oil exploration, the rational therapy of uncertainties in structural engineering, and the protection and serviceability of civil engineering and different offshore structures.
An priceless advisor to cutting edge and trustworthy structural layout, this book:
- Defines the structural reliability theory
- Explains the reliability research of structures
- Examines the reliability of offshore structures
- Describes the probabilistic distribution for very important loading variables
- Includes equipment of reliability analysis
- Addresses hazard overview and more
Offshore Structural Engineering: Reliability and chance Assessmentpresents an in-depth research of hazard research and overview and highlights vital elements of offshore structural reliability. The e-book serves as a pragmatic connection with engineers and scholars fascinated about naval structure, ocean engineering, civil/structural, and petroleum engineering.
By L. M. Milne-Thomson
This vintage textual content bargains an intensive, transparent and methodical introductory exposition of the mathematical idea of fluid movement, beneficial in functions to either hydrodynamics and aerodynamics. Departing considerably from conventional methods, the writer bases the remedy on vector tools and notation with their average final result in dimensions — the advanced variable.
New positive factors during this variation comprise: a bankruptcy bringing jointly numerous distinct remedies of two-dimensional movement with a unfastened floor in a gravitational box, by way of one facing approximations (mostly linearized) suitable to this yet with emphasis on waves; a bankruptcy on tensor equipment utilized to the movement of viscous fluids; a bankruptcy on circulate with small Reynolds' quantity, together with an account of a singular software of the advanced variable to Stokes' circulate; and an summary of the idea of two-dimensional laminar circulate in a boundary layer.
Prerequisites are limited to an information of straight forward calculus considering the fact that any extra arithmetic is brought as required, making this a self-contained therapy. approximately four hundred diagrams aid illustrate the textual content and over six hundred routines are accumulated into units of examples on the finish of every chapter.
By Jan-Erik Vinnem
Offshore chance Assessment was once the 1st ebook to house quantified possibility evaluate (QRA) as utilized particularly to offshore installations and operations. hazard overview recommendations were used for greater than 3 a long time within the offshore oil and fuel undefined, and their use is determined to extend more and more because the strikes into new parts and faces new demanding situations in older regions.
This up-to-date and extended 3rd variation has been trained by way of an enormous R&D software on offshore possibility evaluate in Norway and summarizes learn from 2006 to the current day. Rooted with an intensive dialogue of possibility metrics and danger research methodology, next chapters are dedicated to analytical ways to escalation, break out, evacuation and rescue research of protection and emergency systems.
Separate chapters research the most dangers of offshore buildings: fireplace, explosion, collision, and falling gadgets in addition to structural and marine risks. threat mitigation and keep an eye on are mentioned, in addition to a demonstration of ways the implications from quantitative threat review reviews will be awarded. The 3rd moment version has a better concentrate on using hazard overview ideas within the operation of offshore installations. additionally decommissioning of installations is covered.
Not basically does Offshore probability Assessment describe the cutting-edge of QRA, it additionally identifies weaknesses and components that desire additional improvement. This re-creation additionally illustrates purposes or quantitative danger research method to offshore petroleum applications.
A complete reference for teachers and scholars of marine/offshore danger evaluate and administration, the e-book also needs to be owned through pros within the undefined, contractors, providers, specialists and regulatory authorities.
By Carl Eckart
This ebook is made out of 17 chapters and starts off with an creation to the fundamental equations and their options, with the purpose of illustrating the legislation of dynamics. The nonlinear equations of thermodynamics and hydrodynamics are analyzed utilizing the equipment of perturbation conception, with emphasis at the zero-order resolution; zero-order states of an amazing fuel; the first-order equations; the additive barotropic phrases; and boundary stipulations. the next chapters specialize in the regular element of atmospheric strain; loose regular movement without or with rotation; box equations and common theorems on the subject of such equations; and the stratification of the Earth's surroundings, oceans, and lakes. the subsequent chapters current calculations about the isothermal surroundings, with specific connection with aircraft point surfaces without or with rotation. the ultimate bankruptcy seems to be at round point surfaces with rotation.
This monograph might be of curiosity to physicists, oceanographers, atmospheric scientists, and meteorologists.
By Lawrence K. Wang,Chih Ted Yang
By Laura Allen
By Roberta J. Magnusson
Focusing recognition on gravity-fed water-flow platforms in medieval towns and monasteries, Water know-how within the heart a while: towns, Monasteries, and Waterworks after the Roman Empire demanding situations the view that hydraulic engineering died with the Romans and remained moribund until eventually the Renaissance. Roberta Magnusson explores the structures' applied sciences -- how they labored, what makes use of the water served -- and likewise the social rifts that created struggles over entry to this uncomplicated necessity.
Mindful of theoretical questions about what speeds up technological swap and the way society and know-how at the same time impact each other, the writer offers a considerate and instructive research. Archeological, old, and literary facts vividly depicts those that designed, built, and used medieval water platforms and demonstrates a shift from a public-administrative to a private-innovative framework -- person who argues for the significance of neighborhood projects.
"The following chapters try to chart a path among the Scylla and Charybdis of technological and social determinism. whereas writing them, i've got attempted to strike a stability among the technical and human facets of medieval hydraulic structures, and to recollect that underneath the welter of records and diffusion styles, configurations and parts, ordinances and bills, lie the perceptions, the alternatives, and sometimes the obvious labor of person males and women." -- from the Preface
By M. Lesieur,O. Métais,P. Comte
By Inge Lotsberg
By Zhen-Gang Ji
The basic reference for the modeling of hydrodynamics and water caliber in rivers, lake, estuaries, coastal waters, and wetlands
This complete textual content completely illustrates the rules, uncomplicated tactics, mathematical descriptions, case reports, and useful purposes linked to floor waters. It specializes in fixing functional difficulties in rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal waters, and wetlands. lots of the theories and technical techniques provided inside of were applied in mathematical versions and utilized to resolve useful difficulties. in the course of the e-book, case reviews are awarded to illustrate how the fundamental theories and technical ways are applied into versions, and the way those types are utilized to unravel functional environmental/water assets problems.
This new version of Hydrodynamics and Water caliber: Modeling Rivers, Lakes, and Estuaries has been up to date with greater than forty% new info. It beneficial properties numerous new chapters, together with one dedicated to shallow water methods in wetlands in addition to one other inquisitive about severe worth conception and environmental hazard research. it's also supplemented with a brand new web site that offers documents wanted for pattern purposes, akin to resource codes, executable codes, enter documents, output documents, version manuals, experiences, technical notes, and application courses. This new version of the book:
- Includes greater than one hundred twenty new/updated figures and 450 references
- Covers cutting-edge hydrodynamics, sediment shipping, toxics destiny and shipping, and water caliber in floor waters
- Provides crucial and up-to-date info on mathematical models
- Focuses on tips to remedy useful difficulties in floor waters—presenting simple theories and technical techniques in order that mathematical types could be understood and utilized to simulate techniques in floor waters
Hailed as “a welcome boost to any collage library” by way of the Journal of the yank Water assets Association (July 2009), Hydrodynamics and Water caliber, moment Edition is a vital reference for practising engineers, scientists, and water source managers worldwide.