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

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( This constraint ensures that the bottom rotation can be distributed over a

sufficient

current effects are included : L1 = 0 . 038 ; L2 = 1 . 16 ; L3 = 0 . 832 ; and W2 = 0 .

832 , with a ...

( This constraint ensures that the bottom rotation can be distributed over a

sufficient

**length**. ) The following design , illustrated in Fig . 5 , is found whencurrent effects are included : L1 = 0 . 038 ; L2 = 1 . 16 ; L3 = 0 . 832 ; and W2 = 0 .

832 , with a ...

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Unit m Parameter Total riser

unit

Sectional area E - module Result Upper end tension Bottom end tension

Inclination ...

Unit m Parameter Total riser

**length**Outside diameter Inside diameter Mass perunit

**length**( in air , empty ) Moment of inertia Tortional moment of inertiaSectional area E - module Result Upper end tension Bottom end tension

Inclination ...

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Parameters that were considered included base width , brace area , leg area ,

pile

height ( near the base of the tower ) . In addition to period changes caused by ...

Parameters that were considered included base width , brace area , leg area ,

pile

**length**, pile area , deck payload , conductor mass , tower taper and floodedheight ( near the base of the tower ) . In addition to period changes caused by ...

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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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