Specification of joint stiffnesses (Input Table)

Data description/conditions:

JOINTREF:

Reference name from input table PIPES

Unique name in list

TYPE:

Type of joint

Prescribed name / available types: Bellows: bellows connection

k-AX:

Axial stiffness of connection

0.

k-LAT:

Lateral (transverse) stiffness of connection

0.

k-TORS:

Torsional stiffness of connection

0.

k-ROT:

Rotational stiffness of connection

0.

OVALtype:

Indication of ring stiffness of joint construction

Prescribed names:

Stiff                (no ovalisation possible)
Normal                (stiffness of continuous pipe)
Free                (stiffness of free pipe end)

(If Undefined (empty), the Free condition is applied.)


H330161, last changed: 9/14/2016

See also:

Table description

Table error description

Internal Boundary Conditions (Articulated Pipelines)