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RESEARCH PAPERS: Offshore Mechanics

An Investigation of Hydrodynamic Damping of Vertical Bottom-Pivoted Cylinders

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N. Haritos, H. Yang

University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 114(4), 257-263 (Nov 01, 1992) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2919978 History: Received May 17, 1991; Revised April 22, 1992; Online June 12, 2008

Abstract

This paper investigates theoretical formulations for the radiation and “drag”-dependent hydrodynamic damping mechanisms for vertical bottom-pivoted cylinders under excitation by irregular uni-directional Pierson-Moskowitz waves. Experimental verification of the coexistence of these two forms of hydrodynamic damping is provided from the results of a program of research being conducted in the Michell Laboratory at the University of Melbourne on a wide range of cylinder test conditions.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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