NORSOK - N-003
ACTIONS AND ACTION EFFECTS
|Publication Date:||1 February 1999|
The NORSOK standard specifies general principles and guidelines for determination of actions and action effects for the structural design and the design verification of structures.
The standard is applicable to all types of offshore structures used in the petroleum activities, including bottom-founded structures as well as floating structures.
The standard is applicable to the design of complete structures including substructures, topside structures, vessel hulls, foundations, mooring systems, risers and subsea installations.
The standard is applicable to the different stages of construction (namely fabrication, transportation and installation), to the use of the structure during its intended life, and to its abandonment. Aspects related to verification and quality control are also addressed.