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Wind-tunnel study of wind loading on a compliant offshore platform

Thomas A Morreale

Wind-tunnel study of wind loading on a compliant offshore platform

by Thomas A Morreale

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Published by The Standards, Order from National Technical Information Service (NTIS) in Washington, DC, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind tunnels,
  • Offshore structures,
  • Aerodynamics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas A. Morreale, Peter Gergeley, Mircea Grigoriu ; prepared for U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
    SeriesNBS-GCR -- 84-465
    ContributionsGergeley, Peter, Grigoriu, Mircea, United States. National Bureau of Standards
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14848040M

      situations created higher platform motionsThese studi. es show the impact of wind/wave misalignment on floating platforms, especially in the side-to-side direction caused by increased compliance of the floating support structure. II. Methods. This study uses the wind turbine -aided engineering toolcomputer FAST4 to simulate the Offshore Code.   Based on a classical definition of wind load factors as functions of uncertainties in the micrometeorological, wind climatological, aerodynamics, and structural dynamics elements that determine wind loads, the paper presents a simple, straightforward approach that allows practitioners to use appropriate wind load factors applicable when those.

    Chakrabarti, Subrata (). Handbook of Offshore Engineering, Volumes Elsevier. 4. Loads and Responses Introduction Gravity Loads Hydrostatic Loads Resistance Loads Current Loads on Structures Wave Loads on Structures Morison Equation Forces on Oscillating Structures Wave Plus Current Loads. Part 1: Dead loads Part 2: Imposed loads Part 3: Wind loads Part 4: Snow loads Part 5: Special loads and load combinations Earthquake load being covered in a separate standard, namely, IS(Part 1)- *, should be considered along with the above loads. This part (Part 3) deals with wind loads to be considered when designing.

    CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of.   The wind tunnel model can also be used for diagnostics to make a detailed determination of how the air moves around or through the aircraft. At this Web site you can study wind tunnels at your own pace and to your own level of interest.


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