THEORETICAL EVALUATION OF THE SEAKEEPING PERFORMANCE OF FIVE CANDIDATE OTEC PLATFORMS

A theoretical approach is presented and applied to five platform types--ship, submarine, vertical column stabilized semisubmersible, disc and axisymmetric spar. Motions and cold water pipe bending moment distributions are investigated.

  • 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:
    • Barr, R A
    • O'Dea, J F
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00156192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM