Stress and Displacement Analysis of Arctic Frostheave with Gas Pipeline using Finite Element Method

극한지 동상융기에 의한 가스배관과 토양의 응력 및 변위 해석

  • Kim, Kyung Il (Dept. of Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University) ;
  • Yeom, Kyu Jung (Dept. of Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University) ;
  • Oh, Kyu Hwan (Dept. of Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University) ;
  • Kim, Woo Sik (Korea Gas Corporation, KOGAS Research Institute)
  • Received : 2015.09.08
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.30


According to the interest of the arctic's resources rising, many countries are making moves to develop these resources. Korea has also undergone negotiations with Russia to develop natural gas resources in Siberia, which is geographically relatively close. However, the Arctic resources market is dominate, it is essential to develop construction techniques that are suited for the Arctic. Gas pipelines in the Arctic are affected by frost heave due to the region's extremely low temperatures, a condition that is not present in Korea, making it vital to develop a finite element method (FEM) model. This research paper study a model of gas pipe lines in the Arctic and frost heave using FEM.


Supported by : 국토교통부


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