A New Simulation Method for the Installation of Subsea Structures from the Splash Zone to the Ultra Deep

AuthorsBuchner, B., Bunnik, T. (MARIN), Honig, D. and Meskers, G. (HMC)
Conference/JournalDOT Conference, Marseille, France
DateNov 1, 2003

Existing simulation methods are not able to determine in detail the wave loads on a complex subsea structure when it is passing through the splash zone. To determine these loads, model tests are necessary.

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