Delft University of Technology
Faculty Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
Transport Technology

J. Muts Bending behaviour of a flexible riser system, supported by a bending restrictor conform coflexip specification 2dln.
Masters thesis, Report 86.3.OS.2083, Transport Engineering and Logistics.

The bending behaviour of a 4" Coflexip flexible flowline with a bending restrictor, has been solved with finite elements. Non-linear elastic material behaviour, large displacements, geometrical stiffness and geometrical non-linearity are taken into account.
Pretension and forced rotation will be the loading, leading to results concerning stress, curvature and deformation.

Reports on Transport Engineering and Logistics (in Dutch)
Modified: 2008.01.10; , TU Delft / 3mE / TT / LT.