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Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Floating Pipes in Random Waves

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Tiaojian Xu, Guohai Dong, Yunpeng Zhao, Xiaozhou Ma, Yuxiang Ma

Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China

Paper No. OMAE2013-10164, pp. V005T06A009; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2013-10164
From:
  • ASME 2013 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 5: Ocean Engineering
  • Nantes, France, June 9–14, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5539-3
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME

abstract

The hydrodynamic performance characteristics of a round floating pipe model moored to the flume floor with pre-tensioned moorings has been investigated in random waves through an experimental program. The details of the models, set-up, experimental procedure and analysis of results are presented and discussed. The drag coefficient of floating pipes in random waves are analyzed. The motion responses, as well as the variations in the forces on the seaside mooring lines, are presented. In addition, statistical analysis has been carried out to prove that the heave and surge motions, as well as the peak mooring forces, follow the Rayleigh distribution.

Copyright © 2013 by ASME
Topics: Waves , Pipes

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