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Proc. ASME. OMAE2021, Volume 4: Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems, V004T04A024, June 21–30, 2021
Paper No: OMAE2021-62896
... demystify some of those peculiar behaviours, for example, why pipe bends tend to straighten during a mill pressure test. KEYWORDS: Pipe Bends; Hot-Induction Bends; Deep Water; Offshore; Bend Opening and Closing; Flexibility Factor. Figure 1: Pipe-Bend Parameters and Conventions. 1. INTRODUCTION For in-plane...