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Investigations of suction caissons in dense sand

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Offshore structures are used in a variety of applications ranging from the traditional oil and gas extraction facilities to emerging renewable energy concepts. These structures must be secured to the seabed in an efficient and cost effective manner. A novel approach is to use shallow inverted buckets as foundations, installed by suction, in place of the more usual piles. These foundations lead to cost savings through reduction in materials and in time required for installation. It is necessar...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
Civil Engineering
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Civil Engineering
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Civil Engineering
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2008-03-14

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