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Sanne van Essen

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Paper
Required test durations for converged short-term wave and impact extreme value statistics - Part 2: Deck box dataset

1 Jul 2023

In the assessment of wave-in-deck loads for new and existing maritime structures typically model tests are carried out. To determine the most ...
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Required test durations for converged short-term wave and impact extreme value statistics - Part 1: Ferry dataset

1 Jul 2023

For the design of maritime structures in waves, the extreme values of responses such as motions and wave impact loads are required. Waves and ...
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Prediction of short-term non-linear response using screening combined with multi-fidelity gaussian process regression

11 Jun 2023

Predicting wave impact design loads is crucial for ensuring safety and performance of maritime structures, but it is challenging due to the ...
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Finding Dangerous Waves - Review of Methods to Obtain Wave Impact Design Loads for Marine Structures

1 Jun 2023

Green water and slamming wave impacts can lead to severe damage or operability issues for marine structures. It is therefore essential to consider ...
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Committee I.1: Environment

11 Sep 2022

Committee MandateConcern for descriptions of the ocean environment, especially with respect to wave, current and wind, in deep and shallow waters, ...
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Finding Dangerous Waves – Towards an Efficient Method to Obtain Wave Impact Design Loads for Marine Structures

5 Jun 2022

Green water and slamming wave impacts can lead to severe damage or operability issues for marine structures. It is therefore essential to consider ...
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Screening wave conditions for the occurrence of green water events on sailing ships

15 Aug 2021

Design loads for extreme wave events on ships, such as slamming and green water, are hard to define. These events depend on details in the incoming ...
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On the validity of CFD for simulating extreme green water loads on ocean going vessels

3 Aug 2020

The amount of green water and the associated loads that an ocean-going vessel may encounter during its service life are important aspects to ...
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Non-Linear Wave Run-Up Along the Side of Sailing Ships Causing Green Water on Deck - Experiments and Deterministic Calculation

1 Aug 2020

Experiments with a flat plate in oblique waves at different speeds, wave conditions, headings and drift speed were done to evaluate non-linear wave ...
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Linking Experimental and Numerical Wave Modelling

13 Mar 2020

Experimental or numerical analysis of the response of ships and other floating structures starts with correct environmental modelling. The ...
Magazine
Screening for extreme wave events

21 Jan 2020

Extreme waves can have significant consequences for ships and offshore structures at sea. When hit by a wave local damage may occur, personnel may ...
Paper
Influence of wave variability on ship response during deterministically repeated seakeeping tests at forward speed

23 Sep 2019

In order to validate numerical results or verify design choices using experiments, knowledge about the experimental variability is essential. This ...
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Variability in Encountered Waves During Deterministically Repeated Seakeeping Tests at Forward Speed

9 Jun 2019

Numerical seakeeping codes for ships at forward speed in waves are often validated or tuned based on experiments, which makes knowledge about the ...
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Wave Buoy Performance in Short and Long Waves, Evaluated Using Tests on a Hexapod

17 Jun 2018

Offshore wave conditions can be measured using wave buoys, which are generally designed for wind waves. Longer waves (swell or bound second-order ...
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Choosing the safest wave

1 Oct 2017

Sanne van Essen, MARIN, and Herman Peters, Rijkswaterstaat, Netherlands investigate the wind and wave design conditions to study the minimum power ...
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Design wave and wind environment for minimum power requirements of vessels in the southern North Sea

13 Sep 2017

Energy efficiency regulations like EEDI lead to reductions in installed vessel power, which should not be at the expense of operability and safety ...
Magazine
Wave buoy measurements on a hexapod

17 Aug 2017

Reading time 3 minutes

MARIN has recently expanded its facilities with a hexapod. This system can be used to generate forced oscillations in six degrees of freedom, either ...
Paper
Wave-induced current in a seakeeping basin

12 Jul 2017

During tests in MARIN’s wave basins, it was observed that large-scale current patterns may develop under the influence of wave generation and ...
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How to deal with basin modes when generating irregular waves on shallow water

19 Jun 2016

Modeling shallow-water waves in a basin with a finite length and width introduces challenges related to low-frequency (LF) waves, especially for ...
Magazine
A focus on waves

30 Apr 2015

Reading time 6 minutes

For model tests, the correct generation of a realistic representation of a natural wave field is vital, as the environmental conditions determine ...
Paper
Improvement of shallow-water basin wave generation using ‘anti-waves’

13 Jun 2014

The demand for hydrodynamic research facilities to correctly model shallow-water effects associated with lowfrequency (LF) waves increases. ...
Paper
Evaluation of directional analysis methods for low-frequency waves to predict LNGC motion response in nearshore areas

9 Jun 2013

Because LNG terminals are located increasingly close to shore, the importance of shallow-water effects associated with low-frequency (LF) waves ...

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