Abstract

In this paper, we formulate a mathematical model to study the dynamics of submerged, inclined concentric pipes with different lengths. The governing equations of motion for the inner pipe are derived under small deformation assumptions and with the consideration of gravitational forces, turbulent boundary layer thickness of external flow, fluid frictional forces, and inertia! effects. We obtain discretized dynamical equations using spatial finite difference schemes and calculate the resonant frequencies of a particular pipe system design. In addition, by varying the operating conditions, we identify a few critical parameters pertaining to the proper design of such pipe systems.

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