An Aid to Operating Decisions Based on Nonlinear Response of a Crane Barge in Waves

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T. E. Schellin, C. Schiff, C. Östergaard

Germanischer Lloyd AG, Vorsetzen 32, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 123(2), 84-87 (Dec 08, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1349116 History: Received September 08, 2000; Revised December 08, 2000
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Computed surge amplitudes [m] versus time [s] and their phase plots (surge velocity [m/s] versus surge amplitude [m]) with (solid line) and without (broken line) memory effects
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Computed load swing amplitudes [deg] versus time [s] and their amplitude spectra ([deg] versus [Hz]) with (solid line) and without (broken line) memory effects
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Two kinds of sample records of computed surge amplitudes [m] versus time [s]
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Computed (solid line) and measured (broken line) surge amplitudes [m] versus time [s]
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Long-term response probability distribution for operation in the North Sea
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Relations between probable operating time and required time on location for different starting conditions
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Influence of required weather windows on probable waiting time at location



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