Experimental Validation of the Finite Element Models. Applications: Slotted Pipes and Axial Loads

  • Eduardo N. DvorkinEmail author
  • Rita G. Toscano
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In previous chapters we discussed the finite element models that we use for analyzing the collapse and post-collapse behavior of steel pipes.


Residual Stress Finite Element Result Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Axial Compression Load Submarine Pipeline 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SIM&TECBuenos AiresArgentina

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