## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 9American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990 - Arctic regions |

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3 CURRENT FORCE The current is defined for the calculation as an aveage

velocity V , and incoming

vessel with a wetted surface S , the current force components Fxc and Fyc can be

...

3 CURRENT FORCE The current is defined for the calculation as an aveage

velocity V , and incoming

**direction**o to the vessel as shown in Fig . 3 - a . For avessel with a wetted surface S , the current force components Fxc and Fyc can be

...

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This requires a simple modification of the rotating array , which also eliminates

the need of variable phase steering . plane waves from a particular

will always be forced into phase by this correction phase regardless of the

position of ...

This requires a simple modification of the rotating array , which also eliminates

the need of variable phase steering . plane waves from a particular

**direction**vwill always be forced into phase by this correction phase regardless of the

position of ...

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Curvature Lines A line of curvature is a curve on a surface whose tangent at

every point points along a principal curvature

at a given point are those

minimum ...

Curvature Lines A line of curvature is a curve on a surface whose tangent at

every point points along a principal curvature

**direction**. The principal**directions**at a given point are those

**directions**for which the normal curvature takes onminimum ...

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### Contents

Identification of NonLinear Effects in Predicting the Motion Response of Mobile Platforms | 337 |

RISERSMOORINGSCABLES | 345 |

HYDRODYNAMIC FORCES | 347 |

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