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Mooring Dynamics Phenomena Due to Slowly-Varying Wave Drift

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Michael M. Bernitsas, João Paulo J. Matsuura, Torgrim Andersen

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

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 126(4), 280-286 (Mar 07, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1834620 History: Received February 01, 2002; Revised February 01, 2004; Online March 07, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Geometry of a spread mooring system (SMS)
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Four-line TMS catastrophe set: Ω=90 deg, chains, T-M
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Three-line SMS catastrophe set: Ω=5deg, SFR, A-M
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Two-line SMS catastrophe set: SFR, A-M
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Yaw angle, four-line TMS, design point D4: Ω=90 deg, xp/L=0.44,θC,WV=225 deg
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Yaw angle and surge, two-line SMS, design point D7: lw/L=0.4,xp/L=0.3
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Yaw angle, four-line TMS, design point D3: Ω=90 deg, xp/L=0.39,θC,WV=225 deg
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Yaw angle and surge, four-line TMS, design point D5: Ω=90 deg, xp/L=0.46,θC,WV=180 deg
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Yaw angle, four-line TMS, design point D2: Ω=90 deg, xp/L=0.39,θC,WV=180 deg
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Yaw angle, four-line TMS, design point D1: Ω=90 deg, xp/L=0.42,θC,WV=188 deg
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Yaw angle, three-line SMS, design point D6: lw/L=0.15,xp/L=0.52

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