A Study on Fault Prediction Method in a Pump Tower of LNG FPSO

LNG FPSO 펌프타워 고장 예지 방안에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2015.10.27
  • Accepted : 2016.01.20
  • Published : 2016.06.01


The plant equipment usually has a long life cycle. During its O&M (Operation & Maintenance) phase, since the occurrence of an accident of offshore plant equipment causes catastrophic damage, it is necessary to make more efforts for managing critical offshore equipment. Nowadays due to the emerging ICTs (Information Communication Technologies) and sensor technologies, it is possible to gather the health status data of important offshore equipment and their environment data, which leads to much concern on CBM (Condition-Based Maintenance). In this study, we will propose an approach to estimate the remaining lifetime of an offshore plant equipment (pump tower) based on gathered ocean environment data.


CBM (Condition based maintenance);LNG FPSO;Pump tower;Remaining life time


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Grant : 해양플랜트 통합 운영 및 유지보수를 위한 예지 보전 시스템 개발

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