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Lookup NU author(s): Iwan Aryawan,
Professor Atilla Incecik
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In this paper, a procedure to predict the extreme wave-induced loads and to assess the ultimate strength of a turret moored FPSO vessel is described. The wave-induced loads are determined using a linear frequency domain procedure as well as time domain calculations accounting for the nonlinearities coming from hydrostatic, hydrodynamics and mooring effects. The results based on both methods are then compared to the rule based empirical formulas. The ultimate strength assessment of the vessel is carried out using Lloyd Register's LR.PASS program. A simplified procedure to predict the non-linear loading is discussed. This procedure could enhance the reliability of a linear assessment which cannot account for non-linear effects.
Author(s): Aryawan ID, Incecik A
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE
Year of Conference: 2001
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Notes: 20th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
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