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A Comparative Study of Two Practical Methods for Estimating the Hydrodynamic Loads and Motions of a Semi-Submersible

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M. Söylemez

Department of Ocean Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Ayazaǧa Kampüsü, Istanbul 80626, Turkey

M. Atlar

Department of Marine Technology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(1), 57-63 (Sep 18, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533726 History: Received March 05, 1998; Revised September 18, 1999
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Definition of coordinate systems and strip domain
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Comparison of the heave forces for head sea condition between two methods
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Comparison of the pitch moments for head sea condition between two methods without the effect of surge forces
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Comparison of the pitch moments for head sea condition between two methods with the effect of surge forces
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Comparison of the heave responses between two methods in head seas
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Comparison of the roll responses between two methods in beam seas
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Comparison of the pitch responses between two methods in head seas

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