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Proc. ASME. OMAE2013, Volume 6: Polar and Arctic Sciences and Technology; Offshore Geotechnics; Petroleum Technology Symposium, V006T10A038, June 9–14, 2013
Paper No: OMAE2013-11635
... This paper presents the development of a three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis (3D FEA) model using Finite Element Code PLAXIS 3D to investigate the skirt’s effect on the lateral capacity of a mudmat in soft clay. It is found that, for a skirted mudmat, 1) the stiffness of skirts had...