Fe and Bie Models Versus Experimental Results for the Study of Structural Behaviours in Ocean Engineering

  • P. Chauchot
  • J. Labeyrie
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The precise computation of the behaviour of complex structures needed in ocean engineering is not usually done by conceptors. They run full size tests leading to rupture in hyperbaric caissons. Thus, their costs limit the analysis possibilities.


Stress Intensity Factor Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Crack Extension Force Crack Opening Mode Zone Correction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Chauchot
    • 1
  • J. Labeyrie
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Océanologique de BretagneBrest CedexFrance

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