Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1080/19373260.2011.577933
Title: Responses of interconnected floating bodies
Authors: Sun, L. 
Taylor, R.E. 
Choo, Y.S. 
Keywords: Closely spaced vessels
Constrained bodies
Hydrodynamic interactions
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Source: Sun, L.,Taylor, R.E.,Choo, Y.S. (2011-08). Responses of interconnected floating bodies. IES Journal Part A: Civil and Structural Engineering 4 (3) : 143-156. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/19373260.2011.577933
Abstract: This article describes an investigation of the wave induced responses of constrained multiple bodies. The hydrodynamic analysis is based on linear diffraction theory, and the constraints in the connections between the bodies are imposed by the Lagrange multiplier technique. Results are given for two cases of two rectangular boxes connected by a hinge and by a rigid rod, which are compared with published data. An example of a tanker alongside a floating liquid natural gas (FLNG) barge is then considered, and the effect of the constraints on the responses is assessed. © 2011 The Institution of Engineers, Singapore.
Source Title: IES Journal Part A: Civil and Structural Engineering
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/91185
ISSN: 19373260
DOI: 10.1080/19373260.2011.577933
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