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VIM tests for multi-column platforms

AuthorsOlaf Waals
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 90
Date1 Feb 2007
Reading time3 minutes

In the last few years the importance of current on the behaviour of offshore structures has become increasingly evident. For instance, the strong loop current in the Gulf of Mexico has delayed installation projects and resulted in Vortex Induced Motions (VIM). Report focuses on a number of current-induced 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