International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 20, No. 4 December 2010


Table of Contents


Sediment Waves and Other Forms as Evidence of Geohazards in Caspian Sea ..... 241
Victoria A. Putans, Lev R. Merklin and Oleg V. Levchenko
IPS 2-Body Wave Energy Converter: Acceleration Tube Optimization ..... 247
R. P. F. Gomes, J. C. C. Henriques, L. M. C. Gato and A. F. O. Falcão

Strain-Rate Dependence of Triaxial Compressive Strength of Artificial Methane-Hydrate-Bearing Sediment

..... 256
Kuniyuki Miyazaki, Akira Masui, Kazuo Aoki, Yasuhide Sakamoto, Tsutomu Yamaguchi and Seisuke Okubo

Comparative Study on Ship Hydrodynamics Based on Neumann-Kelvin and Double-Body Linearizations in Time-Domain Analysis

..... 265
Kyong-Hwan Kim and Yonghwan Kim

Time-Domain Simulation of Nonlinear Wave Impact Loads on Fixed Offshore Platform and Decks

..... 275
Hamn-Ching Chen

Wave Deformation and Blocking Performance by N Porous Bottom-mounted VerticalCircular Cylinders

..... 284
H. Cho and M. H. Kim

Development and Application of a 3-Dimensional Scour Monitoring System for Sea-Crossing Bridge Piers

..... 292
Jong Hyun Shin and Hyun Il Park
High-strength Line Pipes with Enhanced Deformability ..... 298
Mauro Guagnelli, Jan Ferino, Ettore Anelli and Gianluca Mannucci

Structural Reliability Analysis for Assessment of Ultimate Limit State of Ship’s Hull—A Case Study

..... 306
Minoru Harada, Tingyao Zhu and Norio Yamamoto

Numerical Modeling of Suction Pile Installation in Caspian Sea Clay with Effective and Total Stress Analyses

..... 313
Kazem Fakharian and Amin Iraji