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Compliant offshore structures

Author: Minoo H Patel; Joel A Witz
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991.
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This work is directed towards the development of offshore structures designed to provide cost-effective platforms for operation in the hostile ocean environment found on the United Kingdom  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Patel, Minoo H.
Compliant offshore structures.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991
(DLC) 90019626
(OCoLC)22665450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Minoo H Patel; Joel A Witz
ISBN: 9781483163321 1483163326
OCLC Number: 681574098
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 412 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; Compliant Offshore Structures; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents ; Chapter 1. Introduction; 1.1 Historical development; 1.2 Types of structures; 1.3 General analysis and design requirements; Chapter 2. Ocean wave excitation; 2.1 Ocean waves as a random process; 2.2 Short term wave statistics; 2.3 Wave spectra; 2.4 Long term wave statistics; 2.5 Wind and current; 2.6 Application of environmental spectra; Chapter 3. Hydrostatic analysis; 3.1 Theoretical background to pressure integration technique for hydrostatic analysis; 3.2 Classical hydrostatics. 3.3 Pressure integration techniqueChapter 4. Dynamic response analysis; 4.1 Formulation of governing equations; 4.2 Solution techniques; Chapter 5. Semisubmersible and ship forms; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Morison equation based analysis; 5.3 Diffraction analysis; 5.4 Monohull roll response; 5.5 Design considerations and operability; 5.6 Concluding remarks; Chapter 6. Tensioned buoyant platforms; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Platform dynamics; 6.3 Tether dynamics; 6.4 Coupling between platform and tether dynamics; 6.5 Model tests; 6.6 Mathieu instability; Chapter 7. Dynamics of crane vessels. 7.1 Introduction7.2 Rigid vessel wave induced forces and motions; 7.3 Coupled motions of vessel and crane load; 7.4 Operability limits; 7.5 Transient line tension at lift-off; Chapter 8. Tandem hull floating vessels; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Hybrid hull characteristics; 8.3 Simplified wave induced motions analysis; 8.4 Dynamic analysis of tandem hulls; 8.5 Design considerations; Chapter 9. Articulated structures; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Design criteria; 9.3 Classical hydrostatics; 9.4 Catastrophic instabihty at large angles; 9.5 Hydrodynamic response. 9.6 Rigid vessels with inflected righting moment curvesChapter 10. Floating vessels with trapped air cavities; 10.1 General considerations; 10.2 Hydrostatic analysis; 10.3 Semisubmersible vessels; 10.4 Tensioned buoyant platforms; 10.5 Ship shape hull forms; 10.6 Active control of trapped air volumes; Chapter 11. Vertical marine risers; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 Governing equations; 11.3 Methods of analysis; 11.4 Vortex shedding effects; 11.5 Design considerations; Appendix Results of linear wave theory; Index.
Responsibility: Minoo H. Patel, Joel A. Witz.

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