DEEPWATER RISER INSTALLATION ANALYSIS WITH ORCAFLEX

COURSE CONTENTS

Introduction

  • Introduction to Offshore Installations.
  • Types of Offshore Structures Types of Risers and Mooring Lines.
  • Introduction to OrcaFlex.
  • OrcaFlex Algorithm
  • DNV Codes.

 

Basic OrcaFlex Modelling

  • Introduction to the OrcaFlex GUI Interface.
  • Line Connected to a Vessel Modelling Procedure.
  • Run Static Analysis. 
  • Run Dynamic Analysis. 
  • Check and Interpret Results.

 

Examples of Industrial OrcaFlex Applications

  • Steel Catenary Riser Connected to a Spar. 
  • Lazy Wave Riser Connected to an FPSO. 
  • Offshore Pipe-Lay (Line Contact Stinger). 
  • Subsea Pipe Installation (Pull-in analysis). Subsea Pipe Davit Lift. 

 

Advanced Modelling 

  • Detailed Line Design and Analysis. 
  • Illustrations for Shapes, 6D Buoy, 3D Buoy, Winch And Links. 
  • Simulating Applied Loads. 

 

Riser/Mooring Line VIV Analysis and Fatigue Analysis

  • Choosing Load Cases.
  • Types of Fatigue Analysis.
  • The S/N and T/N curves.
  • Checking Data.
  • Interpreting Results.
  • Static and Dynamic VIV.
  • The Wake Oscillator Models.
  • The VIV properties.
  • Checking and Interpreting Results.