Ultimate Strength & Reliability of Offshore and Ship-Shaped Structures

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About the Course

This course will deal with the first principle design of offshore and ship structures. Advanced analysis procedures for the design of beams and plates (80% of ship structures are made up of plates) will be dealt with. The ultimate strength of hull girders will be given based on progressive collapse analysis and also a simplified procedure. An introduction into structural reliability analysis which takes into account the uncertainties of design variables in design will be dealt.
Who Should Attend

Engineers and scientists involved in the design of offshore and ship structures. Personnel from ship management companies, oil companies, classification societies and ship and offshore builders will benefit from attending this course. The course is innovative in both content & structure with a careful balance of theory & practice

PROGRAMME

Day 1

08.30 – 09.00 Delegate Registration

09.00 – 10.30 Lecture 1: Structural Reliability Analysis – I – Purnendu Das

10.30 – 10.45 Break

10.45 – 12.15 Lecture 2: Structural Reliability Analysis – II – Purnendu Das

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Lecture 3: Analysis and Design Beam, Column and Beam Column, Design Codes – Purnendu Das
15.00 – 15.30 Break

15.30 – 17.00 Lecture 4: Analysis and Design of Unstiffened and Stiffened Steel Plate – I, Design Codes – Purnendu Das
Day 2

9.00 – 10.30 Lecture 5: Analysis and Design of Unstiffened and Stiffened Steel Plate – II, Design Codes – Purnendu Das

10.30 – 10.45 Break

10.45 – 12.15 Lecture 6: Analysis and Design of Stiffened Shells & Reliability, Design Codes – Purnendu Das

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Lecture 7: Hull Girder Strength for Ship-Shaped (FPSO)Structures – I – Purnendu Das

15.00 – 15.30 Break

15.30 – 17.00 Lecture 8: Hull Girder Strength for Ship-Shaped (FPSO) Structures – II – Purnendu Das

CV’S OF LECTURER:

 
Purnendu Das

 
Purnendu Das. BE, ME, PhD, C.Eng, C.MarEng, FRINA, FIStructE, FIMarEST has been the Director of ‘ASRANet Ltd’ (an ISO 9001-2008 certified company) from its inception in February 2006. He retired as Professor of Marine Structures in the Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, UK. Past EU projects were MARSTRUCT (a network of excellence on Marine Structure) and SHIPDISMANTL (a cost effective and environmentally friendly dismantling of ship structures). Past industrial projects included work from the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), MoD UK, Subsea-7 UK, Shell, Woodgroup and US Navies etc. He was the principal investigator of many EPSRC projects. Before joining the University of Glasgow in 1991 he worked with British Maritime Technology as Principal Structural Engineer (1984-91). He is the author of more than 250 publications, including contract reports and more than 60 journal papers and is a member of the editorial boards of the ‘Journal of Marine Structures’, ‘Journal of Ocean and Ship Technology’ and ‘Journal of Ocean and Climate System’ amongst others. His areas of research include limit state design and analysis & reliability analysis of ship & offshore structures. Professor Das has wide ranging industrial and academic contacts and has advised and supervised 20 PhD students, to his credit. Details of visits and collaborations include his various sabbatical study periods spent at University of California, Berkeley, USA (July – September 1996), at Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (August 1997), Kockums Ltd (July 1998) and spent some time at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon (July 2000). He has been running various successful CPD courses which are attracting many people from different industries. These courses are on ‘Fatigue & Fracture Analysis’, ‘Ships at Sea’, ‘Advanced Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures’, ‘Offshore Floating System Design’, ‘Structural Response under Fire and Blast Loading’ and ‘Design of Pipelines and Risers’ amongst others. He was a member of ISSC (International Ship and Offshore Structure Congress) for the periods of 1991-97 and 2003-2006. He was a member of the OMAE (Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering) Organising Committee on ‘Safety and Reliability’. He has organised six ASRANet International Conferences in 2002 (Glasgow), 2004 (Barcelona), 2006 (Glasgow), 2008 (Athens), 2010 (Edinburgh) and 2012 (London) where a large number of participants from various countries attended. The theme of the conference is the integration of risk,advanced structural analysis and structural reliability analysis as applicable to various engineering structures. He is now a member of “Research committee” of the Institution of Structural Engineers (I.Struct.E) London. In April 2015, Professor Das delivered a five day course to DSTO, Melbourne on Design and Reliability of Naval Ships.

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