International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 25, No. 2 June 2015


Table of Contents


Course and Depth Control for a Biomimetic Underwater Vehicle - RobCutt-I ..... 81
Qingping Wei, Shuo Wang, Yu Wang, Chao Zhou and Min Tan
PLIC-VOF Improvement Using Signed Distance Function for Incompressible Interfacial Flow ..... 88
Hamid Rezaei and Mohammad Javad Ketabdari
Prediction of Course Stability of Towed Offshore Structures by Computational Fluid Dynamics ..... 97
Chang Seop Kwon, Oh Joon Kwon, Sung Wook Lee and Hee Taek Kim
Applying the Bisection Search Method to Search the Maximum Environmental Conditions in DPCap Analysis for Marine Vessels ..... 104
Shengwen Xu, Xuefeng Wang, Lei Wang and Shuai Meng
Effects of Particle-Size Distribution on the Viscoelasticity of Artificial Methane-Hydrate-Bearing Sand ..... 112
Kuniyuki Miyazaki, Endo Yoshihiro, Norio Tenma and Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Testing of Laterally Loaded Rigid Piles with Applied Overburden Pressure ..... 120
Søren P.H. Sørensen, Lars B. Ibsen and Aligi Foglia
Lift Force Reduction by Means of a Diffuser for Gravity Base Foundations in Waves and Currents ..... 127
Daniel Markus, Andreas Kelder, Roland Wüchner and Kai-Uwe Bletzinger
Evaluation of p-y Approaches for Large-Diameter Monopiles in Sand ..... 134
Klaus Thieken, Martin Achmus, Katrin Lemke and Mauricio Terceros
Numerical Analysis of Inclined Uplift Capacity of Suction Caisson in Sand ..... 145
Sheikh Sharif Ahmed and Bipul Chandra Hawlader
Comparison of Lateral Behavior of Rock-Socketed Large-Diameter Offshore Monopiles in Sands with Different Relative Densities ..... 156
Dongwook Kim, Yun Wook Choo and Kiseok Kwak

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