## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 1, Parts 1-2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004 - Arctic regions |

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The skirt and the inclined wall have the same function : to

added mass and inertia . ... Although its effectiveness is greater as larger is the

structure , there is a limitation due to the

The skirt and the inclined wall have the same function : to

**increase**the damping ,added mass and inertia . ... Although its effectiveness is greater as larger is the

structure , there is a limitation due to the

**increasing**in resistance to advanced .Page 1001

Further , the resulting

problems for the riser system . ... In both cases , the mooring line tension does not

mooring ...

Further , the resulting

**increased**offsets of the spar would have presentedproblems for the riser system . ... In both cases , the mooring line tension does not

**increase**as rapidly with offset as for the existing system , resulting in lowermooring ...

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Tapering the skirt tip is thus giving potential for some small

up factor for a roughness factor of 0.25 , but tapering is not likely to have an effect

for a roughness factor of 0.5 , since the set - up is then governed by thixotropy .

Tapering the skirt tip is thus giving potential for some small

**increase**in the set -up factor for a roughness factor of 0.25 , but tapering is not likely to have an effect

for a roughness factor of 0.5 , since the set - up is then governed by thixotropy .

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