CHAIN FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF RESIDUAL STRENGTH
CHAIN FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF RESIDUAL STRENGTH. CHAIN FEARS JIP
To derive a proven methodology to assess the remaining strength and fatigue life of damaged chain links.
To issue guidance for performing reliable FEA of chain links to assess remaining strength and remaining fatigue endurance.
To provide more rational guidance for discard criteria that can be used by operators for replacing mooring lines or mooring line components.
Amog Consulting, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Inpex, OMV, Shell, Sofec, BW Offshore, ABS, BV, Asian Star, Zheng Mao and Vicinay Cadenas.