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Fixed Offshore Platforms:Structural Design for Fire Resistance

Mavis Sika Okyere



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CRC Press
18 June 2018
Fire protection & safety; Offshore engineering
This book examines the fire-resistant design of fixed offshore platforms. It describes the required loading, load combinations, strength and stability checks for structural elements. It also explains the design of tubular joints, fatigue analysis, dynamic analysis, and impact analysis, Fire resistance, fire, explosion and blast effect analysis, fire protection materials, and safety.
By:   Mavis Sika Okyere
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
Weight:   431g
ISBN:   9781138601338
ISBN 10:   1138601330
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   18 June 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction. Design Methodology. Design Requirements. Structural Analysis. Impact Analysis. Lifting Analysis. Transportation Analysis. Fatique Analysis. Dynamic Analysis. Foundation Design. Fire Resistance. Fire, Explosion and Blast Effect Analysis. Fire Protection Materials. Fire Safety.

Mavis Sika Okyere (nee Nyarko) is a pipeline integrity engineer at Ghana National Gas Company. She is an expert in risk-based assessment, pipeline integrity, corrosion monitoring, and cathodic protection design. She has experience with piping & pipeline engineering principles as applied to both onshore & offshore conditions. Mavis studied MSc. Gas Engineering and Management at University of Salford, United Kingdom and BSc. Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. She worked with LUDA Development Ltd, Bluecrest College, INTECSEA/Worleyparsons Atlantic Ltd, Technip, Ussuya Ghana Ltd, and Ghana Highway Authority. She has published in several books and journals, and is a member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM).

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