The Heave Response of a Central Spar Fish Cage

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David W. Fredriksson

University of New Hampshire, Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory, Durham, NH 03824e-mail: dwf@cisunix.unh.edu

James D. Irish

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Applied Physics and Engineering, Woods Hole, MA 02543e-mail: jirish@whoi.edu

M. Robinson Swift, Barbaros Celikkol

University of New Hampshire, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Durham, NH 03824

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 125(4), 242-248 (Oct 01, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1600471 History: Received March 01, 2002; Revised January 01, 2003; Online October 01, 2003
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Schematic of the central spar fish cage
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(a) Results of the field data tests along with the logarithmic decrement, percent overshoot; and (b) the nonlinear model representations
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The physical model test results are plotted along with a fitted linear curve obtained using the percent overshoot (3a) method (full-scale) and the nonlinear model method (3b)
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Results of the FE model tests along with the logarithmic decrement, percent overshoot (4a) and the nonlinear model representations (4b)
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The results of the field, physical model and FE model test results



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