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Numerical simulations of floating bodies in waves

By Daniel Bartels • June 19th, 2015

Floating bodies are encountered very often in deep-sea oil and gas industry. Some examples include floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production systems and the Floating Production, storage and Offloading system (FPSO). When they are in close proximity in side-by-side arrangement and are subjected to incident water waves, fluid resonance may occur in the narrow gapmore…