Foundation Fixity

Also called spudcan-soil rotational stiffness, is the rotational restraint offered by the soil supporting the foundation.

Source: ABS Guidance Notes on Geotechnical Performance of Spudcan Foundations, January 2017. Global Standards

Foundation Fixity

Rotational restraint offered by the soil to the spudcan.

Source: ISO 19905-1:202, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Site-specific assessment of mobile offshore units – Part 1: Jack-ups. Global Standards

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