Postgraduate Studies Courses Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Hydrodynamics of Offshore Structures
Instructor: Dimas Athanassios
Course code: 6312
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Course content:

  1. Types of offshore structures.
  2. Environmental loads: wind, waves, currents.
  3. Determination of design loads.
  4. Hydrodynamic analysis of fixed structures: Morison equation, vortex-induced vibration, Keulegan-Carpenter number.
  5. Hydrodynamic analysis of floating strucutres: linear response of six dof, added mass and dissipation, wave difraction.
  6. Examples.


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