How to perform Tubular Joint Check

Tubular joints are usually used in the offshore structures surviving a fluid or an air loading due to their mechanical and structural properties or in a corrosive environment due to the manufacturing costs. The resistance of such joints is described in various standards. In SDC Verifier it is possible to […]

Joint Check

Joint Check is a part of the API RP-2A LRFD standard (offshore check) which verifies the strength of tubular construction under tension or compression members. Let make some definition: Joint is a node where two or more incline elements are connected. Chord is a set of non-welded elements that form […]