International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 15, No. 1, March 2005


Table of Contents


Research on Patrol Algorithm of Multiple Behavior-based Robot Fish ..... 1
Haiquan Sang, Shuo Wang, Min Tan and Zhigang Zhang    
Optimization of Vortex Shedding in 3-D Wakes Using Belt Actuators ..... 7
Philippe Poncet and Petros Koumoutsakos    
Statistical Properties of Wave Groups in Nonlinear Random Waves of Finite Bandwidth ..... 14
Yong Jun Cho and Min Soo Kim    
Random Forces on a Slender Vertical Cylinder Given by High Sea Waves Interacting with a Current ..... 21
Felice Arena and Alessandra Romolo    

Peculiarities of the Structure and Properties of Ice Ridges in the Eastern Barents Sea Based on the 2003 Expedition Data

..... 28
G. K. Zubakin, Yu. P. Gudoshnikov, A. K. Naumov, I. V. Stepanov and N. V. Kubyshkin    
Experimental Study of Behavior of Ice Floe Run-up Caused by Tsunami ..... 34
Natsuhiko Otsuka, Yoshimasa Takahashi, Hirofumi Kondo, Takahiro Takeuchi and Hiroshi Saeki    

Wave Energy Absorption by a Submerged Sphere of Variable Radius with a Swinging Single Point Moored Tension Line

..... 40
J. M. B. P. Cruz and A. J. N. A. Sarmento    

Thermal Properties and Smoke Diffusion of Oil Pool Fires in Engine Room for Fire Safety Design

..... 46
Nobuyoshi Fukuchi, Jun Takao and Changhong Hu    

Effect of Load Rate on Notch Toughness of Glass FRP Subjected to Moisture and Low Temperature

..... 54
Kenneth G. Kellogg, Ranjit Patil, Alan R. Kallmeyer and Piyush K. Dutta    
Lifting Analysis for Heavy Ship-hull Blocks Using 4 Cranes ..... 62
Kyungsik Choi    
Time Dependency of Deep-sea and Island Clays at Room and Elevated Temperatures ..... 65
Horst G. Brandes    
Electrochemical Cementation of Calcareous Sand for Offshore Foundations ..... 71
E. Mohamedelhassan, J. Q. Shang, M. A. Ismail and M. F. Randolph