LICengineering carries out a variety of research & development activities covering both theoretical and experimental geotechnics
Soil Models at a Theoretical Level and in Pratical Tests
LICengineering carries out a variety of research & development activities. A selection of activities is listed below.
Scour Theoretical developments and testing.
Suction bucket Suction bucket installation and extraction – LIC developed methods and carried out the geotechnical analyses required for an oil and gas RAT (riser access tower) installation in Southern North Sea .
Soil models Pore water modelling, liquefaction with university partners.
Soil tests Soil test are performed with university partners.
Soil forces (p-y) curves using In-house computer programmes.
Pile driving Tests are performed.
Development of soil models for implementation in LIC structural analysis method for offshore well conductors and casing systems.
Subsea Tie-In Spool and Pipeline Design
Development of soil models for expansion analysis, upheaval buckling analysis and riser deflection analysis.