volume 5, issue 2, P77-89 2015
DOI: 10.12989/ose.2015.5.2.077
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Chen Xiqia, Fu Shixiao, Gao Yun, Du Xiaying

Abstract: As the exploitation of oil and gas resources advances into deeper waters and harsher environments, the design and analysis of the flexible risers has become the research focus in the offshore engineering filed. Due to the complexity of the components and the sliding between the adjacent layers, the bending response of the flexible risers is highly non-linear. This paper presents the finite element analysis of the flexible risers under bending loads. The detailed finite element model of the flexible riser is es…

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