0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Time-Domain Simulation of a Multi-Body Floating System in Waves

[+] Author Affiliations
Xiaochuan Yu, Jeffrey M. Falzarano, Zhiyong Su

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Paper No. OMAE2010-20906, pp. 797-803; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2010-20906
From:
  • ASME 2010 29th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • 29th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering: Volume 3
  • Shanghai, China, June 6–11, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4911-8 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3873-0
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

It is important to study multi-body dynamics when analyzing the transfer of cargo between ships and platforms at sea. The hydrodynamic interactions should be considered in an accurate way to predict the relative motions between them. In this paper, the response amplitude operators (RAOs) of a single vessel will be compared with those of a multi-body system, considering different spacing between them. Further, the coupled hydrodynamic interactions among multiple vessels in close proximity are studied. Various levels of approximation, including the constant coefficient method (CCM) and the impulse response function (IRF) method, are employed to model the hydrodynamic interactions. Finally, the comparison between a single vessel and multi-body time domain simulation is also given.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME
Topics: Simulation , Waves

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In