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Diffraction theory as a tool for predicting airgap beneath a multi-column gravity based structure

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This work investigates the feasibility of using diffraction solutions to predict extreme green water levels beneath multi-column gravity based structures. The ultimate aim is to provide improved design tools for predicting the height the deck structure must be raised above mean sea level (airgap) for the lower deck to avoid green water impact. Such tools, when fully validated, will replace the need to carry out model tests during preliminary design. Results for a real platform configuration a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Engineering Science, Civil Engineering
Role:
Author
Pages:
165-172
Publication date:
2006-01-01
EISSN:
1555-1792
ISSN:
1098-6189
URN:
uuid:d0032ba2-4cff-4d45-9c58-a9d68b733274
Source identifiers:
134799
Local pid:
pubs:134799
ISBN-10:
1880653664
ISBN-13:
9781880653661

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