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The effect of structural discontinuity on antisymmetric response of a container ship

Hirdaris, S.E., Miao, S.H. and Temarel, P. (2009) The effect of structural discontinuity on antisymmetric response of a container ship At 5th International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology. 08 - 10 Sep 2009. 12 pp, pp. 57-68.

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Recent trends in capacity, hence size, growth in container ships have increased the importance of torsion, particularly how it is influenced by the large deck openings and structural discontinuities present in such ships. This paper investigates the consequences of these effects on the ‘dry’ antisymmetric modal characteristics and consequent wave-induced loads. A beam model with more accurate representation of warping and structural discontinuities is applied to a box beam to assess these influences and compare predictions of natural frequencies and mode shapes with previous calculations and finite element (FE) predictions. The analysis is subsequently applied to a feeder containership travelling in regular oblique waves and resultant loads are compared with predictions obtained from previous two (2D) - and three-dimensional (3D) hydroelasticity analyses.

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Published date: September 2009
Venue - Dates: 5th International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology, 2009-09-08 - 2009-09-10
Keywords: antisymmetric, beam, containership, hydroelasticity, large opening, structural discontinuity
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group


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ORCID for P. Temarel: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 14 Oct 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:14

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Author: S.E. Hirdaris
Author: S.H. Miao
Author: P. Temarel ORCID iD

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