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Reflection and Transmission of Ship Waves by Floating Barriers

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Quan-Ming Miao, Allen T. Chwang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(1), 54-58 (Feb 28, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1537726 History: Received January 01, 2002; Revised August 01, 2002; Online February 28, 2003
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Figures

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Sketch of vertical floating (surface-piercing) barriers.
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Wave energy coefficient for floating barriers with d=6.0 B and h=0.10 H at Fn=0.30
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2-D wave contours of a Wigley hull moving in water with floating barriers of d=6.0 B and h=0.10 H at Fn=0.30
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Wave energy coefficient for floating barriers with w=0.50 B and d=6.0 B at Fn=0.30
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2-D wave contours of a Wigley hull moving in water with floating barriers of d=6.0 B and w=0.50 B at Fn=0.30
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3-D ship waves of a Wigley hull moving in water with floating barriers of w=0.50 B,d=6.0 B and h=0.025 H at Fn=0.30

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