Accession Number : AD0747085

Title :   Anchor Cable Dynamics.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Horne,Lance Cameron

Report Date : JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : A two dimensional model of an anchor cable subjected to a uniform current, fixed at the sea bed and moving with a specified motion at the surface is developed. A steady state solution is developed and used as an initial condition for the numerical solution of the dynamic equations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MECHANICAL CABLES, HYDRODYNAMICS), EQUATIONS OF MOTION, MOORING, ANCHORS(MARINE), DRAG, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, THESES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE