OCEAN ENGINEERING, vol.22, no.6, pp.643-660, 1995 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/0029-8018(94)00035-6
  • Title of Journal : OCEAN ENGINEERING
  • Page Numbers: pp.643-660


Experimental studies have been carried out on the motions of the model platform under intact, progressive flooding and post flooding conditions. During these extensive experimental studies, two wave heading angles, which are head and beam seas, were taken into account and the motion experiments were repeated for two different GMs. Before the model tests under intact, progressive flooding and post flooding conditions, inclination tests and natural period tests were carried out in order to identify the actual GM of the model and to measure the natural heave, roll and pitch periods of the model. Instrumentation for motion response experiments is described. Descriptions of calibration procedures, motion records and the motion test procedure are given in detail. Only a few of about 110 individual experimental runs performed to measure heave, sway, surge, roll, pitch rind yaw motions as well as the flooding mass versus flooding time are presented and discussed.