International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 25, No. 4 December 2015


Table of Contents


Probabilistic Lateral Buckling Assessment ..... 241
Carlos Sicilia, Philip A. Cooper and Emilien Bonnet


Whipping Investigations Based on Large-Scale Measurements and Experimental Fatigue Testing ..... 247
Adrian Kahl, Wolfgang Fricke, Hans Paetzold and Hubertus von Selle


Offshore In-Service Resistance of Double Joints Under Strain-Based Conditions ..... 255
Giorgio Melis, Andrea Fonzo, Jan Ferino, Hector Quintanilla, Israel Marines-Garcia, Philippe Darcis, Furio Marchesani and Luigino Vitali


Numerical Simulation of Brittle Crack Propagation and Arrest in Steels Considering Shear-Lip Formation ..... 263
Shuji Aihara, Kazuki Shibanuma and Tetsuya Namegawa


Onshore Pipeline High-Grade Steel for Challenge Utilization ..... 272
Jan Ferino, Andrea Fonzo, Massimo Di Biagio, Giuseppe Demofonti, Carlo Maria Spinelli and Spyros A. Karamanos


Study of the Runout of Granular Columns with SPH Methods ..... 281
Xuzhen He and Dongfang Liang


Experimental Investigation of Non-similarity Slamming Phenomena in Geometrically Similar Tanks ..... 288
Zhi-jun Wei and Qian-jin Yue


Geomechanical Characteristics of Gneiss in Antarctica Determined by Freeze–Thaw Tests ..... 299
YoungSeok Kim, Kiju Kim, Jangguen Lee, Bo-An Jang and Young Min Park


Robust Diving and Composite Path Tracking Control of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle ..... 305
Spandan Roy, Sambhunath Nandy, Ranjit Ray, Siva Ram Krishna Vadali and Sankar Nath Shome


A Model for the Elastic Modulus of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments ..... 314
Xuhui Zhang, Lele Liu, Junbing Zhou, Xiaobing Lu, Shuyun Wang, Changling Liu and Yuguang Ye    



Full paper PDF files are available for purchase at