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Offshore Equipment Research Center

Offshore Equipment Research Center

Offshore Equipment Research Center(OERC) has been supported the technology to manufacturer of offshore plant equipment

Offshore Equipment Research Center(OERC) has been supported the technology to manufacturer of offshore plant equipment. OERC performs a role that are competitiveness enhancement of the domestic offshore plant industry, creation of new industry and launching in new market for offshore plant.

Main Research Areas

  • Establishment of a strategy for technology industry and information support
  • Support for design/engineering technology
  • Support for localization and commercialization on offshore plant equipment
  • Education/training for human resources
  • Launching and operation of a network in cooperation with academy-research-industry
  • Creation of new ocean industry and support for small & medium business
  • Development of offshore system operation technology and maintenance technology
  • R&D related to offshore plant industry

Marin Research Projects

Establishment of Center for Offshore Research & Engineering Service (CORES)

Development of Support and Operating Systems for an Offshore Plant Industry

Study on infra-technology to secure a core competency related to the design and engineering for an offshore plant
Establishment of basic infra-structures in order to support the industrialized technology development for an offshore plant

Development of CAE technology for topside equipment of offshore plant

Development of reverse engineering process using 3D scanner

Development of parameterization technique for shape information of multi-surface
Standard design formulation for topside equipment of offshore plant
Development for framework and process of integrated design optimization using open source program

Development of anti-corrosion/anti-fouling surface for offshore equipments

Development of treatment technology for anti-corrosion and anti-fouling surfaces

Development of evaluation technology for anti-corrosion and anti-fouling surfaces
Development of optimization technology for large-scale oxy-nitriding furnace using CFD technique

Development of Reliability Evaluation Key-Technologies for Offshore Plant Equipment/Systems

Analyzing the characteristics of offshore plant equipments and systems and then selecting the study objects

Quantitative and qualitative analyses of the evaluation factors such as abrasion, corrosion, thermal stress, structure and so on, and building the DB
Development of reliability evaluation systems based on Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation (HILS)
Building the reliability systems including HILS and experimental setup

Development of performance evaluation technology for marine equipments

Development of performance evaluation technology of pressure-resistant, operation and safety

Enhancement of pressure-resistant performance and development of design technology
Operation of international authorized testing institute

Providing information on offshore plant industry

Publication of information magazines (monthly) to promote domestic offshore plant industry

Industry survey, symposium and market presentation