16. Some Problems Involving Umbilicals, Cables and Pipes

  1. P.P.G. Dyke,
  2. A.O. Moscardini and
  3. E.H. Robson
  1. D.G. Simmonds

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN012p0323

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

Offshore and Coastal Modelling

How to Cite

Simmonds, D.G. (1985) Some Problems Involving Umbilicals, Cables and Pipes, in Offshore and Coastal Modelling (eds P.P.G. Dyke, A.O. Moscardini and E.H. Robson), Springer-Verlag, New York Inc.. doi: 10.1029/LN012p0323

Author Information

  1. School of Mathematical Sciences and Computer Studies, RGIT, Aberdeen.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540960546

Online ISBN: 9781118669150



  • Catenary solution;
  • Drag coefficient;
  • Hydrodynamic forces;
  • Pressure drag;
  • Reynolds number;
  • Shooting methods;
  • Statics of cables and pipes;
  • Umbilicals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Statics of Cables and Pipes

  • Hydrodynamic Forces

  • Analytical Solutions

  • Typical Problems and Numerical Solutions

  • Final Comments

  • References