## 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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Page 158

The diameter of the cylinder was chosen 2-1 / 2 ft . , while the

tank was 33 ft . giving a ratio ( of 26.4 ) much larger than 10 . to and as - wa Wn Vi

52 ( 2 ) as The draft of the cylinder was chosen 4 ft . typical of a TLP model draft

for ...

The diameter of the cylinder was chosen 2-1 / 2 ft . , while the

**width**of the testtank was 33 ft . giving a ratio ( of 26.4 ) much larger than 10 . to and as - wa Wn Vi

52 ( 2 ) as The draft of the cylinder was chosen 4 ft . typical of a TLP model draft

for ...

Page 412

For relatively small bases up to 40 - 45m

economical alternative to a barge or a graving dock . By use of a barge like the

NC barge CONTWIN (

be ...

For relatively small bases up to 40 - 45m

**width**, use of a ship dry dock can be aneconomical alternative to a barge or a graving dock . By use of a barge like the

NC barge CONTWIN (

**Width**: 63m , length : 120m ) bases up to 60m**width**canbe ...

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This paper presents a semi - empirical method for the determination of strength

and stiffness effective

mean value of random variable X correlation coefficient standard deviation of ...

This paper presents a semi - empirical method for the determination of strength

and stiffness effective

**widths**for plate ... yield zone**width**per unit plate thicknessmean value of random variable X correlation coefficient standard deviation of ...

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### Contents

CONTENTS | 131 |

High Frequency Hydrodynamic Damping of a TLP | 147 |

A Comparison of Results | 153 |

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