Mathematical Statement and Numerical Solving of a Problem on Three-Dimensional Pipeline Bend under Complex Geological Conditions

Authors: Aleksandrov A.A., Larionov V.I., Yuzefovich A.V., Gumerov A.K. Published: 08.09.2013
Published in issue: #3(46)/2012  

Category: Mechanics  
Keywords: main pipeline, three-dimensional bend, complex geological conditions, axial force, iteration method

A mathematical model of three-dimensional bend of a pipeline under action of a whole set of loads during its operation under complex geological conditions is presented, which makes it possible to estimate the stress and strain state, reliability and safety of main pipeline sections.