Deepwater-riser-VIV assessment using time-domain simulation Academic Article uri icon


  • A computational-fluid-dynamics (CFD) approach was used to assess deep-water-riser vortex-induced vibration (VIV). The studied riser was a top-tensioned riser in 3,000-ft water depth. The proposed CFD approach is feasible for practical riser-VIV assessment. It also is an effective tool to disclose riser-VIV details, provide fundamental understanding and insight to VIV phenomena, predict riser VIV for complex current conditions, evaluate sensitivities including vessel motion coupling and transient effect, and verify riser-VIV design and analysis. Copyright 2007 Offshore Technology Conference.

published proceedings

  • JPT, Journal of Petroleum Technology

author list (cited authors)

  • Huang, K., Chen, H. C., & Chen, C. R.

complete list of authors

  • Huang, K||Chen, HC||Chen, CR

publication date

  • February 2008