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Surge forces of a FPSO at Lee side of submerged plate in regular waves

Priyanto, Agoes and Erwandi, Erwandi and Samudro, Samudro Surge forces of a FPSO at Lee side of submerged plate in regular waves. In: 2nd Regional Conference on Vehicle Engineering & Technology, 15 - 16 July 2008, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

A submerged horizontal plate type breakwater is not only to be good energy dissipates of wave breaking on the top of the plate, but also to generate steady flow and to reproduce shorter waves. This paper assessed a submerged plate which is applied to set up for an Oil/Gas Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) structure. The wave exciting surge forces of the FPSO at the lee side of the submerged plate were examined by using Boundary Element Method based on the potential theory. In order to verify the numerical results, the model experiments have been carried out in Towing Tank of Laboratorium Hidrodinamika Indonesia, BPP Teknologi. By comparing the numerical results with the experimental ones, the results show that the numerical results have similar tendency to the experimental ones, and it is deduced that the submerged plate reduces effectively the wave exciting surge forces at low wave frequencies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:submerged plate, wave exciting surge forces, potential theory, floating structure
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:7407
Deposited By: Shamsuri Ehsan
Deposited On:07 Jan 2009 01:44
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:51

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