DOWNTIME EVALUATION FOR OPERATIONS FROM FLOATING VESSELS IN WAVES

Methods are described for evaluating downtime for a variety of in-ocean operations from floating vessels in waves. Downtime estimates are determined from the motion characteristics of the vessel in waves, an evaluation of motion parameters and limits directly associated with operations to be performed, and wave conditions to be encountered. Results provide quantitative measures for evaluating feasibility of operations, relative benefits of alternative vessels, and the effectiveness of special equipment and procedures for increasing operating time.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at 1977 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, San Francisco, California, May 25-27.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Burke, B G
  • Publication Date: 1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156188
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM