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Dynamics of Spread Mooring Systems With Hybrid Mooring Lines

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Luis O. Garza-Rios, Michael M. Bernitsas

Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2145

Kazuo Nishimoto, João Paulo J. Matsuura

Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(4), 274-281 (Jul 19, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1315591 History: Received April 21, 2000; Revised July 19, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Figures

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Geometry of hybrid line: S1/S3 chain, S2 synthetic fiber
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Load versus elongation curves for nylon, polyester, and polypropylene ropes
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General geometry of spread mooring system
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on four-line SPM dynamics for various water depths
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on four-line SPM dynamics for various synthetic materials
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on four-line DICAS dynamics for various water depths
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on ten-line DICAS dynamics for various water depths
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on four-line DICAS dynamics for different synthetic materials
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Effect of θl(I) and T(I) on ten-line DICAS dynamics for different synthetic materials

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