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Research Article

Optimal Design of Submarine Pipelines by a Genetic Algorithm with Embedded On-Bottom Stability Criteria

Table 12

Scenario : parameters of the optimal routes.

Absolute stabilityAbsolute + generalized
Favoring lengthFavoring ballastFavoring lengthFavoring ballast

Route length (m)12,40015,06012,40314,792
Total ballast weight (kN)5,2083,0424,8122,647
Ballast weight per unit length (N/m)
 Average420202388179
 Min.10001000
 Max.4,5002,9004,5002,500