Printer Friendly

Printed from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/2128922

Wave Forces on Offshore Structures

Description:
A thorough understanding of the interaction of waves and currents with offshore structures has now become a vital factor in the safe and economical design of various offshore technologies. There has been a significant increase in the research efforts to meet this need. Although considerable progress has been made in the offshore industry and in the understanding of the interaction of waves, currents, and wind with ocean structures, most of the available books concentrate only on practical applications without a grounding in the physics. This text integrates an understanding of the physics of ocean-structure interactions with numerous applications. This more complete understanding will allow the engineer and designer to solve problems heretofore not encountered, and to design new and innovative structures. The intent of this book is to serve the needs of future generations of engineers designing more sophisticated structures at ever increasing depths.
 
Contents:
1. Introduction;
2. Review of the fundamental equations and concepts;
3. Separation and time-dependent flows;
4. Wave and wave-structure interactions;
5. Wave forces on large bodies;
6. Vortex induced vibrations;
7. Hydrodynamic damping.
 
Authors
Turgut 'Sarp' Sarpkaya
Dr Turgut 'Sarp' Sarpkaya is Distinguished Professor at the US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. He is an internationally recognized authority in fluid mechanics research and was named by Cambridge University as one of the world's one thousand greatest scientists. 'Sarp', as he is known to friends and colleagues, is the recipient of the Turning Goals into Reality Award by NASA, and he was selected Freeman Scholar by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Sarpkaya received his PhD from the University of Iowa, followed by postdoctoral work at MIT. He was the Thomas L. Fawick Distinguished Professor at the University of Nebraska and taught at the University of Manchester. He was named Professor and Chairman of Mechanical Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School in 1967 and Distinguished Professor in 1975. His research over the past 50 years has covered the spectrum of hydrodynamics. His oscillating flow tunnel and the vortex-breakdown apparatus are two among several unique research facilities he has designed. Sarpkaya has published more than 200 papers and has explored for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) numerous classified projects dealing with the hydrodynamics and hydroacoustics of submarines. He served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Fluids Engineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Institute. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Fellow of the ASME, and Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
 
Ordering:
Order Online - visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/2128922

Order by Fax - using the order form below

Order By Post - print the order form below and send to

Research and Markets,
Guinness Centre,
Taylors Lane,
Dublin 8,
Ireland.

 
Page 1 of 2
Printed Nov 23, 2014
9:59:50 AM

Fax order form

To place a fax order simply print this form, fill in and fax the completed form to the number below. If you have any questions please email help@researchandmarkets.net

Order information

Please verify that the product information is correct and select the format you require.

Product name

Wave Forces on Offshore Structures

Web Address

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/2128922

Office Code

SCOI7T

 

Report Formats

Please enter the quantity of the report format you require.

Format Quantity Price
Hard Copy (Hard Back) USD 130 + USD 32 Shipping/Handling *
Hard Copy (Paper back) USD 49 + USD 32 Shipping/Handling *

* Shipping/Handling is only charged once per order.

Contact information

Please enter all the information below in block capitals.

Title:
Mr Mrs Dr Miss Ms Prof
First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Job Title:
Organisation:
Address:
City:
Postal / Zip Code:
Country:
Phone Number:
Fax Number:

Please fax this form to:
(646) 607-1907 or (646) 964-6609 (from USA)
+353-1-481-1716 or +353-1-653-1571 (from Rest of World)

Page 2 of 2
Printed Nov 23, 2014
9:59:50 AM

Payment information

Please indicate the payment method you would like to use by selecting the appropriate box.

Pay by Credit Card:

American Express

Diners Club

Master Card

Visa

Cardholder's Name:
Cardholder's Signature:
Expiry Date:
/
Card Number:
CVV Security Code:
Issue date:
/ (Diners Club only)
 
Pay by Check:

Please post the check, accompanied by this form, to:

Research and Markets,
Guinness Centre,
Taylors Lane,
Dublin 8,
Ireland.

 
Pay by Wire Transfer:

Please transfer funds to:

Account Number:
83313083
Sort Code:
98-53-30
Swift Code:
ULSBIE2D
IBAN Number:
IE78ULSB98533083313083
Bank Address:
Ulster Bank,
27-35 Main Street
Blackrock,
Co. Dublin
Ireland.
 

If you have a Marketing Code please enter it below:

Marketing Code:

Please note that by ordering from Research and Markets you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions at http://www.researchandmarkets.com/info/terms.asp

Please fax this form to:
(646) 607-1907 or (646) 964-6609 (from USA)
+353-1-481-1716 or +353-1-653-1571 (from Rest of World)