Configuring Marine Riser Tapered Stress Joints Used in Top-Supported Applications

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Cormack C. Gordon, Don W. Dareing

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Department, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(3), 201-207 (Oct 19, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1781671 History: Received November 07, 2003; Revised June 17, 2004; Online October 19, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Stress , Design
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Tapered Stress Joint and Freebody Diagram
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Stress Distribution along top End of Marine Riser; Parabolic Stress Joint is 15 ft Long with 15″ OD Base
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Stress Curves for a 15 ft Tapered Stress Joint
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Stress Curves for a 30 ft Tapered Stress Joint
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Comparison of Stresses in a Stepped Stress Joint with Stresses in a Parabolic Stress Joint
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Stepped Stress Joint of Uniform Subsections




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