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Document ID (ISN)56965
CIS number 91-2048
ISBN(s) 0-11-885662-6
Year 1991
Convention or series no. OTH 91 341
Author(s) Chaplin C.R., Potts A.E.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Wire rope offshore: A critical review of wire rope endurance research affecting offshore applications
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 335p. Illus. ca. 200 ref. Price: GBP 60.00.
Abstract Report on an investigation of the performance of wire ropes in offshore applications. Topics covered include: types of mooring ropes currently in use and typical mooring configurations; environmental loading on and response of floating offshore platforms; mooring design procedures and allowable loads in design; tension-tension fatigue and bending fatigue performance of wire ropes; cumulative damage theory; corrosion effects and discard criteria; inspection and non-destructive testing techniques; proposal for a joint industry study on the prediction of wire rope endurance for mooring offshore structures; discussion of results and recommendations for further work.
Descriptors (primary) strength of materials; offshore oil extraction; wire ropes; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; stress fatigue; corrosion; tensile strength; bending strength; non-destructive testing; corrosion protection; research; inspection; prediction; fatigue strength
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry