An experimental study of scour around subsea structures

Weidong Yao

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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A collective set of experimental results presented in this thesis provide a database of scour measurements spanning different subsea structural shapes and flow conditions. These measurements have been used to develop a number of predictive methods, ranging from empirical equations to calculation methods and finally to customised laboratory-based prediction methods. It is hoped that the methods developed in this thesis will provide a means to better predict scour at subsea structures.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Thesis sponsors
Award date12 Jun 2019
Publication statusUnpublished - 2019

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