Xu, Li and Barltrop, Nigel (2008) Bow impact loading on FPSOs 2 - theoretical investigation. Ocean Engineering, 35 (11-12). pp. 1158-1165. ISSN 0029-8018Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Steep wave impact pressures and the structural dynamic response of FPSO bows are studied using 1:80 scale instrumented models and time domain simulation. Comparisons are made between experimental and calculated impacts and associated pressures. A simple time history simulation method for bow loading in (non-linear) random seas is developed. Simplified design rules for curved bows are proposed. The rules account for the effect of the size of the loaded area on the average pressure, the rise and decay times of the pressure and the dynamic amplification of the response.
|Keywords:||bow slam slap, non-linear wave model, structural impact, wave impact, Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering, Ocean Engineering, Environmental Engineering|
|Subjects:||Naval Science > Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Mrs Thelma Will|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jan 2010 13:12|
|Last modified:||29 Apr 2016 11:43|