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Sea loads on ships and offshore structures

Author: O M Faltinsen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993, ©1990.
Series: Cambridge ocean technology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book introduces the theory of the structural loading on ships and offshore structures caused by wind, waves and current.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: O M Faltinsen
ISBN: 0521458706 9780521458702
OCLC Number: 32496207
Description: viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Definitions of motions --
Traditional ship problems --
Offshore structure problems --
Hydrodynamic classification of structures --
Engineering tools --
Sea environment --
Basic assumptions --
Regular wave theory --
Statistical description of waves --
Wind --
Current --
Linear wave-induced motions and loads on floating structures --
Response in irregular sea --
Response in regular waves --
Discussion on natural periods, damping and excitation level --
Linear wave-induced motions and loads on a tension leg platform (TLP) in the mass-force domain --
Heave motion of a semi-submersible --
Minimalization of vertical ship motions --
Roll stabilization --
Numerical methods for linear wave-induced motions and loads --
Source technique --
Alternative solution procedures --
Forward speed and current effects --
Second-order non-linear problems --
Mean wave (drift) forces and moments --
Slow-drift motions in irregular waves --
Slowly-varying oscillations due to wind --
Sum-frequency effects --
Current and wind loads --
Steady incident flow past a circular cylinder --
Boundary layers --
Wake behaviour --
Vortex shedding --
Current loads on ships --
Current loads on offshore structures --
Wind loads --
Vortex-induced resonance oscillations --
Galloping --
Viscous wave loads and damping --
Morison's equation --
Flow separation --
Oscillatory non-separated flow --
Separated flow at small KC-numbers --
Separated flow at high KC-numbers --
Experimental tools --
Stationkeeping --
Mooring systems --
Thruster forces.
Series Title: Cambridge ocean technology series.
Responsibility: O.M. Faltinsen.

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