## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 13, Parts 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1994 - Arctic regions |

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for both cases gives

Case D , so that not much is gained with the nonlinear theory for this case . In

contrast , a significant improvement in agreement is gained for Case E by using

the ...

for both cases gives

**predictions**only slightly less than the nonlinear theory forCase D , so that not much is gained with the nonlinear theory for this case . In

contrast , a significant improvement in agreement is gained for Case E by using

the ...

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The results from analysis of one half - cycle for K ' C = 19 . 3 are shown in Figure

3 . The measured and

graph with a superposed plot of the fluid velocity . The error at the inception of the

...

The results from analysis of one half - cycle for K ' C = 19 . 3 are shown in Figure

3 . The measured and

**predicted**lift force traces are plotted on the left - handgraph with a superposed plot of the fluid velocity . The error at the inception of the

...

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8 CONCLUSIONS The results of this validation indicate that simulation tools can

be used to

offshore structures to within the required accuracies . On average , the

wind ...

8 CONCLUSIONS The results of this validation indicate that simulation tools can

be used to

**predict**global smoke movement and concentrations in complexoffshore structures to within the required accuracies . On average , the

**predicted**wind ...

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### Contents

OCEAN WAVES AND ENERGY | 1 |

Load Control Method and Its Realization on an OWC Wave Power Converter | 19 |

Nonlinearity in CrestTrough Statistics of Bretschneider Seas | 27 |

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