## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001 - Arctic regions |

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Near the top of the legs , where hinges are likely to occur under storm overload , the internal a value is

Near the top of the legs , where hinges are likely to occur under storm overload , the internal a value is

**approximately**3.0 for both legs , which coincides with the value for the global moment at mudline .Page 360

T ) , M , ' = M , ( sin ( 8 N2 ) - sin ( ) / 2 } ( 1 ) MM , = cos { ( 11 / 2 ) ( P / P , ) } ( 7 ) Here , equations ( 6 ) and ( 7 ) are

T ) , M , ' = M , ( sin ( 8 N2 ) - sin ( ) / 2 } ( 1 ) MM , = cos { ( 11 / 2 ) ( P / P , ) } ( 7 ) Here , equations ( 6 ) and ( 7 ) are

**approximately**linearized as follow : Z , 늑 DE a where MA = 01 0,2 0 = Ti - sin ' ( a / D ) Or ...Page 378

The structural system is relatively slender with a length / diameter ratio of

The structural system is relatively slender with a length / diameter ratio of

**approximately**3500. The floater motion is applied to the riser top nodes as prescribed timeharmonic displacements . The risers are modelled from the Spar buoy ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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