## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volumes 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1991 - Arctic regions |

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As expected the simplified results based on a single cylinder do not account for interference between the

As expected the simplified results based on a single cylinder do not account for interference between the

**columns**. ... and this underestimates the maximum vertical load by a factor of almost three for the four -**column**configuration .Page 527

MODELING JACKING FORCES ON TLP

MODELING JACKING FORCES ON TLP

**COLUMN**TOPS H. M. Thompson Chevron Research and Technology Company San Ramon , California Site 2 JACKS ... the deck trusses on the**column**tops are shimmed and welded into place as illustrated in step 2 .Page 528

In simple terms this equation says that the force in each jack due to its extension plus any force due to dead load should equal the balanced jack loads on the

In simple terms this equation says that the force in each jack due to its extension plus any force due to dead load should equal the balanced jack loads on the

**column**tops . Conditions A , B , and C represent a tradeoff in terms of deck ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

SPECIAL SESSION HYDRODYNAMICS | 1 |

HYDRODYNAMIC FORCES | 29 |

Simulated High Reynolds Number Flow and Forces on Cylinder Groups | 71 |

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acting amplitude analysis angle applied approach approximately assumed average body boundary cable calculated circular cylinder coefficients compared comparison components computed considered constant corresponding cylinder damping depth described determined diffraction direction distribution domain drag drift force effect element Engineering equation estimates experimental experiments expressed field Figure floating flow fluid follows free surface frequency function given height horizontal hydrodynamic included increase integral irregular waves length lift force linear loads mass maximum mean measured method mode mooring motion natural nonlinear obtained Ocean Offshore oscillation period phase platform points position potential predicted present pressure problem random range regular relative represents respectively response second order second-order separation ship shown shows simulation solution spectrum structure surge Table tests theory values velocity vertical vortex wave forces