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Sensitivity and Robustness of Hydrodynamic Mooring Models

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João Paulo J. Matsuura, Michael M. Bernitsas, Luis O. Garza-Rios

Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2600 Draper Road, Ann. Arbor, Michigan, 48109-2145

Kazuo Nishimoto

Departmento de Engenharia Naval e Ocea⁁nica, Escola Politécnica, Universidade of São Paulo, Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 2231, São Paulo, SP, 05508-900, Brazil

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 124(4), 179-189 (Oct 22, 2002) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1510873 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online October 22, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Intermediate reference frames in TMS
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Catastrophe set sensitivity to added mass/inertia terms (Roman Numerical−1)=number of eigenvalues with positive real parts
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Catastrophe set sensitivity to cross added mass/inertia terms
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Catastrophe set sensitivity to hull resistance
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Catastrophe set for linear derivatives without dependence on r
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Catastrophe set sensitivity on linear derivatives with dependence on r
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Sensitivity of Degree Of Stability for AE on linear derivatives with dependence on r
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Sensitivity of secondary equilibrium path on nonlinear derivatives with no dependence on r and with 1st order dependence on r
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Catastrophe set sensitivity on O-M particulars

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