Hydrodynamic Model Induced Differences in SPM Post Pitchfork Bifurcation Paths

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Alexandre N. Simos

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

Celso P. Pesce

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Michael M. Bernitsas, Stuart B. Cohen

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

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 124(4), 174-178 (Oct 22, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1510872 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised June 01, 2002; Online October 22, 2002
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Schematic representation of alternate static equilibrium
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Generic forms of static pitchfork bifurcation path according to HD and CF models
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Schematic representation of the experimental setup
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Experimental post pitchfork bifurcation equilibrium path
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Qualitative behavior of real and predicted bifurcation paths
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Experimental values and CF model prediction of VLCC bifurcation paths (a represents dCG)-extracted from Leite et al. 4.
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Secondary equilibrium path for S175 according to CF model



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