International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 23, No. 2 June 2013


Table of Contents


Better Operational Forecasting for Contemporary Arctic via Ocean Wave Integration ..... 81
Vernon A. Squire, Timothy D. Williams and Luke G. Bennetts
Naturally Grown Ag Nanoparticle SERS Substrate As Chemical Sensor in Fresh Water Applying 488 nm Microsystem Laser Diode .....  89
Yong-Hyok Kwon, Anna Kolomijeca, Heinz-Detlef Kronfeldt, Robert Ossig and Frank Hubenthal
Monitoring Thin Ice Thickness by Upward-looking Sonar in Bohai Sea ..... 96
Jie Su, Bo Yang, Ling Du and Shunying Ji
Derivation and New Analysis of a Hydrodynamic Model of Speed Skate Ice Friction ..... 104
Edward P. Lozowski and Krzysztof Szilder
Effects of Sloshing Loads on Fatigue Strength of Independent Type B LNG Tank ..... 112
Myung-Jae Song, Yang-Jun Ahn, Sang-Yeob Kim, Yonghwan Kim, Jun-Hyung Jung and Jeong-Hwan Kim
Response Analysis of Parked Spar-Type Wind Turbine Considering Blade-Pitch Mechanism Fault ..... 120
Zhiyu Jiang, Madjid Karimirad and Torgeir Moan
Applicability of Particle Level Set Method for Simulation of Breaking Waves ..... 129
Philip J. Archer and Wei Bai
Evaluation of RAMS + I Factors Affecting Different Offshore Wind Turbine Concepts ..... 137
Risto Tiusanen, Jere Jännes and Jayantha P. Liyanage
Performance and System Identification of Deepwater Offshore Platform During Extreme Events Based on Field-Measured Data ..... 143
Bor-Feng Peng, Ben Chang, James Craig Edel and Joe Kallaby
Time-History Measurement of Welding Deformation Using Digital Image Correlation Technique ..... 152
Masakazu Shibahara, Kazuki Ikushima, Shinsuke Itoh and Toichi Fukasawa