Journal of Applied Mathematics / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

A Theoretical Approach to Predict the Fatigue Life of Flexible Pipes

Table 3

Fatigue life: effect of different friction coefficients.

Friction coefficientFatigue life (years)
Inner armorOuter armorFlexible riser

0.00 (no friction)7738710917377387
0.051054153841054
0.101353511135
0.201950319
Infinite (bonded)191919