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 Junyuan Ma,Jianhua Xiao,Rui Ma and Kai Cao.FPSO Global Strength and Hull Optimization[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2014,(1):55-61.[doi:10.1007/s11804-014-1227-0]
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FPSO Global Strength and Hull Optimization


FPSO Global Strength and Hull Optimization
Junyuan Ma Jianhua Xiao Rui Ma and Kai Cao
Junyuan Ma Jianhua Xiao Rui Ma and Kai Cao
COSCO(Dalian) Shipyard Co.,Ltd, 116113,China
global strength hull optimization FPSO steel weight building costs hull strength ship design hull design
Global strength is a significant item for floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) design, and steel weight plays an important role in the building costs of FPSO. It is the main task to consider and combine these two aspects by optimizing hull dimensions. There are many optional methods for the global strength analysis. A common method is to use the ABS FPSO Eagle software to analyze the global strength including the rule check and direct strength analysis. And the same method can be adopted for the FPSO hull optimization by changing the depth. After calculation and optimization, the results are compared and analyzed. The results can be used as a reference for the future design or quotation purpose.


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