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

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Curvature Lines A line of curvature is a curve on a

every point points along a principal curvature direction . The principal directions

at a given point are those directions for which the normal curvature takes on

minimum ...

Curvature Lines A line of curvature is a curve on a

**surface**whose tangent atevery point points along a principal curvature direction . The principal directions

at a given point are those directions for which the normal curvature takes on

minimum ...

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the entire

together to allow the designer to determine the shape characteristics of the

property ...

the entire

**surface**. The colored polygons and the scaling map are presentedtogether to allow the designer to determine the shape characteristics of the

**surface**( Dill 81 ) . Lines of curvature are also available and illustrate a particularproperty ...

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[ Timoshenko 59 ] Timoshenko , S . and Woinowsky - Krieger , S . Theory of

Plates and Shells . Mcgraw - Hill Book Co . , 1959 . [ Tuohy 88 ] Tuohy , S . T . A

Comparison of Ship

New ...

[ Timoshenko 59 ] Timoshenko , S . and Woinowsky - Krieger , S . Theory of

Plates and Shells . Mcgraw - Hill Book Co . , 1959 . [ Tuohy 88 ] Tuohy , S . T . A

Comparison of Ship

**Surface**Design Methods . Master ' s thesis , University ofNew ...

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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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