Hydrodynamics of Offshore Structures
The subject of hydrodynamics applied to offshore structures is vast. The topics covered in this book aim to help the reader understand basic principles while at the same time giving the designer enough information for particular designs. Thus, results are given with derivations, and applications are discussed with the aid of examples, with an overview of the advantages and limitations of the method involved. This makes the book suitable as a text for undergraduate and graduate students specializing in offshore and ocean engineering.
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INTRODUCTION TO OFFSHORE STRUCTURES
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added mass amplitude analysis applicable ASCE assumed bottom boundary conditions Bretschneider Chakrabarti circular cylinder CM and CD cnoidal components computed cosh kd damping defined derived diffraction drag coefficient drag force dynamic energy density equation of motion extreme value floating structure flow Fourier free surface frequency given hydrodynamic hydrodynamic coefficients inertia integral Journal kinematics lift coefficient lift force linear theory maximum method mooring Morison equation nondimensional nonlinear normal obtained ocean waves offshore structures Offshore Technology Conference oscillation parameter phase angle platform pressure probability density probability density function Rayleigh distribution response Sarpkaya second-order shown in Fig significant wave height sinh solution spectral spectrum model Stokes stream function submerged tension leg platform values of CM velocity potential vertical cylinder vertical force water depth water particle velocity wave forces wave length wave period wave profile wave record wave spectrum wave theory wind speed zero