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Girassol links simulations, model tests and full-scale monitoring

AuthorsPieter Aalberts
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 79
Date1 apr. 2003
Reading time6 minutes

In 2002 TotalFinaElf (TFE) contracted MARIN to perform motion analyses of the Girassol FPSO. The project proved that a combination of simulations and model tests can provide crucial design information for the future.


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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringcfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata sciencetime-domain simulationsrenewablesoil and gasinfrastructuremarine systemslife at seamodel testingmonitoringtrials and monitoringfull scalesimulationsoffshore engineering