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Full-scale VIV tests for marine riser applications

AuthorsJaap de Wilde
Conference/JournalMARIN report 76
Date1 Apr 2002
Reading time3 minutes

One of the great challenges in the offshore industry is the assessment of the motions of a circular cylinder in waves and current, for application to riser bundles up to a 3,000 m water depth. The fatigue life of riser systems can often be dominated by Vortex-Induced Vibrations (VIV) and riser interference can be largely governed by VIV effects.


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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamodel testingvortex induced motions (vim)simulationsoffshore engineering