CNOIDAL WAVE THEORY FOR APPLICATION TO OFFSHORE STRUCTURAL DESIGN

The theory presented in this paper was programmed specifically for engineering calculations. It can easily be combined with any general purpose structural mechanics program for simplified application to offshore structure design. This version of cnoidal theory was obtained by differentiating Keulegan-Patterson's velocity potential. It predicts velocities close to laboratory measurements for large amplitude, shallow water waves. The predicted vertical velocity and both components of acceleration differ from previously published results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 4th Annual Offshore Technology Conference, held in Houston, Texas, May 1-3, 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

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  • Authors:
    • Mallery, G O
    • Clark, G C
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 941-950
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050199
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 1614 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1973 12:00AM