International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 8, No. 2, June 1998


Table of Contents


Ringing of ISSC TLP Due to Laboratory Storm Seas

..... 81
J. Zou, Y. Xu, C.H. Kim and C.T. Zhao
A Weibull-Stokes Model for the Distribution of Maximum Wave and Crest Heights ..... 90
Raymond Nerzic and Marc Prevosto
Interaction Effects of Local Steady Flow on Wave Diffraction-Radiation at Low Forward Speed ..... 102
X.B. Chen and S. Malenica

On the Irregular Frequencies Appearing in Wave Diffraction-Radiation Solutions

..... 110
S. Malenica and X.B. Chen
Survival Analysis of a Deep-Water Floating Offshore Platform About Its Critical Axis Including Coupling ..... 115
Ravikiran S. Kota, Jeffrey M. Falzarano and Alexander Vakakis
Wave and Wave-Current Loading on a Bottom-Mounted Circular Cylinder ..... 122
Ian A.R. Neill and Jon B. Hinwood

Fatigue of Cracked Ship Critical Structural Details: Cracked S-N Curves and Load Shedding

..... 130
Tao Xu and Robert Bea
Friction Welding of Aluminum Alloy and Steel ..... 140
H. Ochi, K. Ogawa, Y. Yamamoto and Y. Suga
Friction Welding of 6061 Aluminum Alloy Pipe to S25C Carbon Steel Pipe ..... 144
G. Kawai, K. Ogawa and H. Tokisue

Experimental Study on Structural Behavior and Vibrational Characteristics of Sandwich Plate with Aluminum Honeycomb Core

..... 148
C.Y. Son, I.T. Kim and J.S. Paik
Effect of Guide Vanes on the Performance of a Wells Turbine for Wave Energy Conversion ..... 155
T. Setoguchi, M. Takao, K. Kaneko and M. Inoue