Complex coupled model tests for Petrobras

AuthorsJorrit-Jan Serraris & Eelco Frickel
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 102
DateApr 26, 2011
Reading time6 minutes

Model tests were carried out simultaneously on three floaters in MARIN's Offshore Basin and these were followed by two-body, coupled VIM tests in the Depressurised Towing Tank. The complexities of this coupled model test programme are unravelled for the first time.

waves, impacts and hydrostructuraloil and gas