Collapse and Post-Collapse Behavior of Deepwater Pipelines with Buckle Arrestors: Cross-Over Mechanisms

  • Eduardo N. DvorkinEmail author
  • Rita G. Toscano
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Deepwater pipelines are normally subjected to external pressure and bending. They fail due to structural collapse when the external loading exceeds the pipes collapse limit surface. For seamless steel pipes, the influence on this limit surface of manufacturing imperfections has been thoroughly studied using finite element models that have been validated via laboratory full-scale tests, as it was shown in Chap. 4.


Residual Stress Finite Element Model Finite Strain Equilibrium Path Finite Element Result 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SIM&TECBuenos AiresArgentina

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