This paper considers the selection of steels for various structures including offshore platforms, drill rigs and LNG ships. Explanation of general classificaiton terminology as well as specific qualities for more commonly used marine steels are given. Mechanical properties, lowest Charpy V-notch values and relative price factors of marine steels are presented in tabular form for the various steel specifications.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented to the Gulf Section of SNAME, Houston, Texas.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Frisby, D L
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150417
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM