Dynamic Analysis of Ocean Structures

Dynamic Analysis of Ocean Structures

by Bruce Muga

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1970)

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ISBN-13: 9781468418507
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Series: Ocean Technology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1970
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I. Environment, Considerations for Design.- I — Wind and Wind Loadings.- 1.1 Wind Forces.- 1.2 Specific Weight of Air.- 1.3 Wind Velocity Records.- l.4 Design Wind Velocities and Recurrence Interval.- 1.5 Wind Velocity Profiles.- 1.6 Nature of Gusts.- 1.7 Effect of Gusts.- 1.8 Drag and Lift Coefficients-Single Members.- 1.9 Drag and Lift Coefficients-Trusses.- 1.10 Drag and Lift Coefficients-Three Dimensional Effects (Sheltering).- 1.11 References.- II — Currents and Current Loadings.- 2.1 Nature of Currents.- 2.2 Interpretation of Model Test Data for Currents.- 2.3 Drag and Lift Coefficients.- 2.4 References.- III — Surface Gravity Water Waves.- 3.1 Introduction to Surface Gravity Water Waves.- 3.2 Definitions, Notation and Nomenclature.- 3.3 Basic Concepts.- 3.4 Classification of Waves-Part I.- 3.5 Classification of Waves-Part II.- 3.6 Classification of Waves-Part III.- 3.7 Breaking Waves and Wave Theory Selection.- 3.8 Waves as Random Processes.- 3.9 Selection of Design Wave Spectra.- 3.10 References.- IV — Wave Forecasting and Hindcasting.- 4.1 Generation of Waves by Wind in Deep Water.- 4. 2 Wind Wave Relationships.- 4.3 Transformation of Deep Water Wave Spectra.- 4.4 References.- II. Structure-Fluid Interaction Phenomenology.- V — Basic Concepts.- 5.1 Conservation of Mass.- 5.2 Conservation of Momentum.- 5.3 Circulation and Vorticity.- 5.4 The Stream Function and Velocity Potential.- 5.5 References.- VI — Particle-in-Cell Method.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 Governing Equations of Motion and Finite Difference Equivalents.- 6.3 Boundary Equations.- 6.4 Calculation Procedure.- 6.5 References.- VII — Fluid-Induced Forces.- 7.1 Inertial Coefficients.- 7.2 Drag Coefficients.- 7.3 Behavior of Multiple Members.- 7.4 Statistical Approach to the Evaluation of Inertial and Drag Coefficients for Single Members.- 7.5 References.- VIII — Forces Induced by Breaking Waves.- 8.1 Vertical Plane Barriers.- 8.2 Horizontal Members.- 8.3 References.- III. Dynamic Behavior with Particular Reference to Ocean Processes.- IX — A Review of Some Statistical Concepts.- 9.1 The Stationary and Ergodic Hypotheses.- 9.2 Measures of a Random Variable.- 9.3 Probability Distributions.- 9. 4 References.- X — The One Degree of Freedom and Continuous Beam Models.- 10.1 Model of a Fixed Offshore Structure.- 10.2 The Complex Frequency Response.- 10.3 The Unit Impulse Response.- 10. 4 Response to a Stationary, Ergodic Force.- 10.5 Response to Ideal White Noise.- 10.6 Response to Band-Limited White Noise.- 10.7 Probability and Design Limits.- 10.8 The Continuous Beam Model.- 10.9 Beam Responses to Harmonic and Impulse Forces.- 10.10 Beam Responses to Stationary, Ergodic Forces.- 10.11 Beam Responses to White Noise.- 10.12 Design Implications for the Beam.- 10.13 References.- XI — Dynamic Behavior of Materials in an Environment.- 11.1 Behavior of Structural Metals with Corrosion Protection.- 11.2 Behavior of Metals in a Corrosive Environment.- 11.3 Materials Resistant to Dynamic Loads and Corrosion.- 11.4 Damage Accumulation in Metals Under Random-Stationary Stress.- 11.5 Numerical Examples.- 11.6 References.- IV. Application to Ocean Systems.- XII — Linear Moored-Ship Systems.- 12.1 Coordinate Systems.- 12.2 Evaluation of Terms Appearing in Equations of Motion.- 12.3 Dynamic Forces and Moments Due to Body Motions.- 12.4 Damping Forces and Moments.- 12.5 Hydrostatic Restoring Forces and Moments.- 12.6 Mooring Forces and Moments.- 12.7 Evaluation of Wave Exciting Forces and Moments.- 12.8 Solution of the Equations of Motion.- 12.9 References.- XIII — Nonlinear Response of a Moored Ship to Sea Oscillations.- 13.1 The Mathematical Model.- 13.2 Undamped, Free Vibrations.- 13.3 Undamped, Forced Vibrations.- 13.4 Damped, Forced Vibrations.- 13.5 The Jump Phenomena.- 13.6 Subharmonics.- 13.7 References.- XIV — A Specific Nonlinear Application.- 14.1 Physical Description of Nonlinear Motion.- 14.2 References.- XV — Miscellaneous Topics of Current Interest.- 15.1 Double Catenary Problem.- 15.2 Dynamic Stresses Induced in Cables by Random End Loads.- 15.3 Bottom Breakout Forces.- 15.4 References.- Author Index.

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