volume 1, issue 1, P1-15 2011
DOI: 10.12989/ose.2011.1.1.001
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Ahmed A. Elshafey, M.R. Haddara, H. Marzouk

Abstract: Offshore structures are subjected to wind loads, wind generated wave excitations, and current forces. In this paper we focus on the wind generated wave excitations as the main source for the external forces on the structure. The main objective of the paper is to provide a tool for using deck acceleration measurements to predict the value of the force and moment acting on the offshore structure foundation. A change in these values can be used as an indicator of the health of the foundation. Two methods of analy…

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