Finite Element Analysis of the Collapse and Post-Collapse Behavior of Steel Pipes: Applications to the Oil Industry

  • Eduardo N Dvorkin
  • Rita G. Toscano

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Also part of the SpringerBriefs in Computational Mechanics book sub series (BRIEFSCOMPUTAT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Eduardo N. Dvorkin, Rita G. Toscano
    Pages 1-7
  3. Eduardo N. Dvorkin, Rita G. Toscano
    Pages 23-42
  4. Eduardo N. Dvorkin, Rita G. Toscano
    Pages 87-90
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 91-98

About this book


This book presents a detailed discussion of the models that were developed to simulate the collapse and post-collapse behavior of steel pipes.

The finite element method offers to engineers the possibility of developing models to simulate the collapse behavior of casings inside oil wells and the collapse behavior of deepwater pipelines. However, if technological decisions are going to be reached from these model results, with implications for the economic success of industrial operations, for the occupational safety and health and for the environment, the engineering models need to be highly reliable. Using these models engineers can quantify the effect of manufacturing tolerances, wear, corrosion, etc. This book describes in great details the experimental programs that are developed to validate the numerical results.


Axial Compression Axial Tension Deepwater Pipelines Oil Well Collapse Pipe Collapse Strength Pipe Manufacturing Tolerances Tubular Steel Products

Authors and affiliations

  • Eduardo N Dvorkin
    • 1
  • Rita G. Toscano
    • 2
  1. 1.SimytecBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.SimytecBuenos AiresArgentina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-37360-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-37361-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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Industry Sectors
Materials & Steel
Chemical Manufacturing
Energy, Utilities & Environment
Oil, Gas & Geosciences