Pipeline upheaval buckling in clayey backfill using numerical analysis

A. Koochekali; B. Gatmiri; A. A. Koochekali

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 43-50

  Offshore pipelines used for oil and gas transportation are often buried to avoid damage from fishing activities and to provide thermal insulation. Thermal expansion and contraction of the pipeline during operation can lead to lateral or upheaval buckling. A safe buried pipeline design must take into ...  Read More