## 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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LUMPED

LUMPED

**MASS**METHOD This paper deals with the study of the dynamic analysis of tension in towline by using the three - dimensional ... the towline is divided into the finite number of lumped**masses**and linear springs without**mass**.Page 548

Further , these lumped

Further , these lumped

**masses**are assumed to be non - elastic . From ( 8 ) and ( 9 ) , T , can be determined by iterative ... The coordinate of each**mass**point is obtained from following equations . z TH 1,41 = Σ l.cosxi · Tho Ś - .Page 592

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**mass**equal to the**mass**of a person in each of the seats forward of the location of the CG in the unloaded lifeboat , 0.4 3. ... Such a**mass**corresponds very nearly to the weight of the 50th percentile male which is 74.4 kg .### 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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