Wave Impact Excitation on Ship Type Offshore Structures in Steep Fronted Waves

AuthorsVoogt, Arjan, Buchner, Bas and Lopez-Cortiji Garcia, Joaquin
Conference/JournalOMAE Speciality Symposium on FPSO Integrity, Houston
DateAug 1, 2004

Wave impacts in steep fronted waves can induce extremely large impact pressures on the hull of moored ship-type offshore structures. As part of the SAFE-FLOW Joint Industry Project these loads were investigated with a dedicated series of model tests.

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