Engineering design of single and multiple leg moored buoy systems. Part 2: Static and quasi-static analysis of single and multiple leg moored buoy systems for varying current wave conditions

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
SubjectBuoy; Mooring; Static; Quasi-static; Dynamic; Wind; Current; Wave; Simulation models
AbstractThe simulation models for moored buoy systems are developed based on static analysis was incorporated into a combined current and wave model to simulate the moored buoy system behaviour for extreme conditions in a given sea state. The simulated buoy drift, cable configurations and tensions are representative of the system behaviour in wind, current and wave conditions. The simulation models were built around a Matlab user's approach with a liberty of buoy system components, with known properties, build in for easy reference. The models developed will provide a useful tool for the designer of such moored systems to assess its performance in varying, wind, current and wave conditions.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierLM-2000-05
NRC number5840
NPARC number8895211
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Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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