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Shape Optimization of a Hole for Water Jetting in a Spudcan for a Jack-up Rig
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 Title & Authors
Shape Optimization of a Hole for Water Jetting in a Spudcan for a Jack-up Rig
Seong, Jeong Hyeon; Han, Dong Seop; Park, Young Chul;
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 Abstract
A spudcan is mounted on the lower leg of the jack-up rig, a device for preventing a rollover of a structure and to support the structure in a stable sea floor. At the time of inserting the surface of the spud can to penetrate when the sand layer is stable and smoothly pulled to the clay layer, and at that time of recovery when uploading the spud can is equipped with a water injection device. In this study, it is significant to optimize the shape of pipelines holes for water injection device and it was set in two kinds of shape, the oval and round. Interpretation of the subject into the site of Gulf of Mexico offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIV) was chosen as a target platform. Using the ANSYS Workbench commercial programs, optimal design was conducted. The results of this study can be applied to the hole-shaped design of various marine structures.
 Keywords
Jack-up Rig;Spudcan;Water Jetting;Hole;Shape Optimization;Kriging Method;
 Language
Korean
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