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RESEARCH PAPERS

Effects of Soil-Structure Interaction on Seismic Response of a Steel Gravity Platform

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A. S. Veletsos

Department of Civil Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Tex. 77001

I. B. Boaz

Shell Oil Company, Houston, Tex. 77001

J. Energy Resour. Technol 101(3), 171-181 (Sep 01, 1979) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3446916 History: Received May 29, 1979; Online August 19, 2010

Abstract

After a brief review of the principal effects of soil-structure interaction on the response of structures subjected to earthquakes, a simple practical procedure is presented for evaluating these effects. The procedure is next applied to a study of the response of a proposed 400-ft steel gravity platform in 300-ft water depth, and the results of the study are discussed. The structure investigated consists of three large-diameter legs of tubular construction interconnected by a truss-type bracing system and supported on three circular pads.

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