Accession Number : AD0786185

Title :   Mechanics of Cable Mooring Systems. Volume V. The Response of a Tri-Moored Cable Array with an Included Deformable Cylindrical Member.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Nov 71-Feb 73,

Corporate Author : TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION COASTAL AND OCEAN ENGINEERING DIV

Personal Author(s) : Dominguez,Richard F. ; Greer,Geral G.

Report Date : FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : This report concerns itself with the analytical problem of evaluating the equilibrium configuration of subsurface cable structures containing large, rigid or deformable bodies within the cable array. The general analytical problem is formulated and a means for solution provided which extends the realm of the application of the numerical procedure termed the method of imaginary reactions, to non-concurrent cable systems. The general procedure put forth is applicable to the three dimensional analysis of moored instrumentation arrays, surface ships, platforms and other similar moored structures. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Mooring, *Deep water, *Mechanical cables, *Parametric analysis, Hydrodynamics, Buoyancy, Dynamic loads, Dynamic response, Elastic properties, Hydrodynamic codes, FORTRAN, Computer programming

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE