Hydrodynamic forces acting on a vertical circular cylinder oscillating with a very low frequency in waves

Wataru Koterayama, Masahiko Nakamura

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Abstract

Hydrodynamic forces acting on vertical cylinders forced to surge in very low frequencies in regular waves are investigated with the view of studying the viscous damping force acting on a moored floating structure undergoing the slow-drift oscillation in irregular waves. Experiments show that the drag coefficients of the cylinder oscillating with low frequencies in waves are quite different from those of the cylinder oscillating in a still water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-287
Number of pages17
JournalOcean Engineering
Volume15
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering

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