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The Proceedings of The Eighth (2008)

Bangkok, Thailand
November 10-14, 2008

ISBN 978-1-880653-52-4

Indexed by Engineering Index, Compendex and Others

International Society of

Offshore and Polar Engineers

The Proceedings of The Eighth (2008)
ISOPE Pacific/Asia

Bangkok, Thailand, November 10-14, 2008

Subsea and Deep Ocean Technologies, Ocean and Wind Energy Technology, Offshore Environment and Ice Loads, Offshore Risers (Reentry and Design, Vortex-Induced
Vibration),  Offshore Collision, Materials, & Composites, Geotechnical and
Environment Engineering, Tsunami & Freak Waves: Modeling & Simulation,
Wave-Structure Interactions, Coastal Waves: Modeling & Simulation,
Wave-Seabed and Wave-Breakwater Interactions: Experiment

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ISBN 978–1-880653-52-4

Indexed by Engineering Index, Compendex and Others

Edited by:
Jin S. Chung, ISOPE, Cupertino, California, USA
Somchai Chucheepsakul, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand

Presented at:
The 8th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand, November 10-14, 2008

Organized by:
International Organizing Committee of International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers
Local Organizing Committee

Sponsored by:
International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)
The Engineering Institute of Thailand under H.M. The King’s Patronage, Thailand
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP)

Supported by:
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand
The Engineering Institute of Thailand under H.M. The King’s Patronage  (EIT)
PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP)

International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)

P.O. Box 189, Cupertino, California 95015‑0189, U.S.A.

The publisher and the editors of its publications assume no responsibility for the statements or opinions expressed in papers or presentations by the contributors to this symposium or proceedings.



1Sea Trials of the New ROC ABISMO to Explore the Deepest Parts of Oceans

Kazuaki Itoh, Tomoya Inoue, Junichiro Tahara, Hiroyuki Osawa, Hiroshi Yoshida, Shojiro Ishibashi, Yoshitaka Watanabe, Takao Sawa and Taro Aoki

8Synthesis of the Control System of Vectored Thruster Underwater Vehicle Spatial Motion

Vladimir Filaretov and Dmitry Yukhimets

14Precise UUV Positioning Based on Images Processing for Underwater Construction Inspection

Alexey A. Boreyko, Sergey A. Moun and Alexander Ph. Scherbatyuk

21Dynamic Analysis of the Complete Integrated Deep-ocean Mining Pilot System Based on Single-body Tracked Miner and Discrete Element Model of Pipe

Shaojun Liu, Yu Dai, Xiren Cao, Yan Li and Li Li

30The Lifting Installation of Manganese Nodules and Pump Test

Ning Yang, Dasheng Tang and Ling Yang


36Practical Calculation of Parabolic Overtopping Wave Energy Converter

Zhen Liu, Beom-Soo Hyun and Key-yong Hong

43CFD Analysis of Water Ring Arising about Floating Rotor of Offshore Wind Power Plant

Victor V Cheboxarov and Valery V Cheboxarov

51Dynamic Response Evaluations of Offshore Platform with Wind Energy Production

Kenji Kawano, Yukinobu Kimura and Min-Su Park

59Salinity Gradient – Source of Energy in the Coastal Zone of Ocean

V V Knyazhev


63Unsteady Effect of Successive Shock Pulses on a Floating Sheet

Victor M Kozin and Alexandra V Pogorelova

68Simulation of Impact of Steady Ice Features Forming Extreme Ice Loads on Engineering Objects Offshore Zone

Alexander T Bekker and Olga A Sabodash

74Sustainability of Reclaimed Foreshore – Case Study: Southport Broadwater Parklands

Eric Fernagu, Hong Zhang and Rodger Tomlinson

81Scenarios on Estimation of the Ecological Risks of Oil Transport Activity in Russian Far East Offshore Regions

V I Pavlenko and E K Glukhareva


85Model Experiments of Reentry Control Based on Riser Pipe Dynamics

Wataru Koterayama, Hiroyuki Kajiwara, Masahiko Nakamura, Yukio Kadomoto, Kazuyuki Igarashi and Toshiyuki Ioki

90Fatigue Strength Evaluation of Drill Pipe Constantly Bent in Strong Current

Tomoya Inoue, Masahiko Ozaki, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, Makoto Nishigaki and Koji Setta

97The Effect of Axial Extensibility on Three-Dimensional Behavior of Tensioned Pipes/Risers Transporting Fluid

Chainarong Athisakul, Tinnakorn Monprapussorn, Tawich Pulngern and Somchai Chucheepsakul

105Dynamic Responses of Marine Risers/Pipes Transporting Fluid Subject to Top End Excitations

Jirapol Leklong, Somchai Chucheepsakul and Sakdirat Kaewunruen

113Influence of Joint Stiffness on the Free Vibrations of a Marine Riser Conveying Fluid

Sakdirat Kaewunruen, Timothy McCarthy, Jirapol Leklong and Somchai Chucheepsakul


121Numerical Simulation of a Large-scale Riser with Vortex-induced Vibration

Zhengshou Chen, Wu-Joan Kim, Dingyong Yu, Jong-Su Choi and Sup Hong

129New Model for Vortex-induced Vibration of Catenary Riser

Narakorn Srinil, Marian Wiercigroch, Patrick O’Brien and Michael Lane

137Flow Control behind a Circular Cylinder by Control Rods in Steady Flow

Ok-Sok Gim, Gyeong-Woo Lee and Sang-Hyun Kim

145Dynamics of Two Flexible Hanging-off Circular Cylinders in Staggered Configurations

Rudi Walujo Prastianto, Koji Otsuka and Yoshiho Ikeda


153SSC Resistance of 13% Cr and Super 13% Cr below pH 3.5 in Low H2S Environment

Yves Gunaltun, Suchada Punpruk and Siriporn Daopiset

159A Study on Assessment of Ultimate Strength of Ship Structural Plate with Pitting Corrosion Damnification

Yan Zhang, Yi Huang and Gang Liu

164Analysis of Ship Collision with a Semi-submersible Platform

Somayeh Nouri, Ahmad Reza Mostafa Gharabaghi and Said Mazaheri

172Behavior of the Mass Concrete under Biaxial Loading

Yu-pu Song and Huai-liang Wang

178Long Term Performance of Fly Ash Concrete in Marine Environment

Wichian Chalee, Chonburi and Chai Jaturapitakku


183Compound Soil with Tyre Chips as a Sustainable Fill in Seismic Zones

Panu Promputthangkoon and Adrian F L Hyde

190Probabilistic Analysis of Laterally Loaded Pile-soil System Using Monte Carlo Simulation

Mohammad Kamruzzaman Talukder and Leonard M Lye

194Spudcan Punch-Through in Thin Clay Crust Overlying Soft Clay

S. Tjahyono, C. F. Leung and Y. K. Chow

200Trial Construction of Revetment Backfill Using Dewatered Clay Lumps

M. Nakamichi, Y. Yano, H. Migita, S. Yamamoto, T. Sato, Y. Motomura, M. Katagiri, M. Ono and M. Terashi

206Modeling Soil-Pile Interaction for Nonlinear Analysis of Structural Systems under Lateral Excitations

Suchart Limkatanyu and Kittisak Kuntiyawichai


212Tsunami Simulation for Wave Run-up in Phuket, Thailand

Chaiyuth Chinnarasri and Weerayuth Pratoomchai

218Deformation Method of Definition of Tsunamigenic and Not Tsunamigenic Earthquakes

G I Dolgikh, S G Dolgikh and V V Ovcharenko

222Focusing Models for Generating Freak Waves

Zhaochen Sun, Xizeng Zhao, Yifei Zhang and Jiafa Shen

230Wind Wave Effects on Surface Stress in Hydrodynamic Modeling

Hong Zhang and S A Sannasiraj


235Time-domain Simulation of Wave-Current-Body Interaction

Bin Teng, Zhen Liu and De-zhi Ning

241Hydroelastic Response of Interconnected Floating Beams over Varying Seabed Profile

Muhammad Riyansyah, C M Wang and Y S Choo

250Experimental Investigations on a Non-ship Shaped FPSO Vessel

R Vijayalakshmi, R Pannerselvam, S A Sannasiraj, R Sundaravadivelu and R Nagan Srinavasan

255Influence of Varying Inertia Coefficient and Wave Directionality on TLP Geometry

S Chandrasekaran, G Serino, A K Jain, S Miranda, A Gupta, Gaurav and A Sharma


262Numerical Simulation of Wave Flow over the Spiral-reef Overtopping Device

B W Nam, S H Shin, K Y Hong and S W Hong

268Numerical Simulation of Incident Bore Impact Using Three-dimensional Particle Method

Jong-Chun Park, Sung-Jun Jung, Byung-Hyuk Lee and Sung-Chul Hwang

273Study of Nonlinear Wave Scattering by a Submerged Step in a Fully Nonlinear DBIEM Numerical Wave Tank

Chunrong Liu, Zhenhua Huang and Soon Keat Tan

280A Vertical Jet’s Turbulent Characteristics in Wave Environment: Experimental Study

Yifei Zhang, Feng Zhou, Zhaochen Sun and Li Li


286Experimental Investigation on the Dynamic Response of Density-stratified Fluid in a Submarine Trench

Wen-Yang Hsu, Yen-Ting Ou, Hwung-Hweng Hwung and Ray-Yeng Yang

291Laboratory Experiments on the Sliding Failure of a Caisson Breakwater Subjected to Solitary Wave Attack

Miguel Esteban, Nguyen Danh Thao, Hiroshi Takagi and Tomoya Shibayama

299Experimental Study of Surf Beat Generated on a Submerged Sill

Guohai Dong, Xiaozhou Ma, Yuxiang Ma and Jianwu Xu

304Hydrodynamic Analysis of Floating Piers in waves

Zahra Tajali, Mehdi Shafieefar and Mahmood Akhyani

310The Hydraulic Characteristics of Submerged Breakwater Covered with Functional Block

Byung-Kyu Sohn, Ho-Sang Kim and Seong-Jae Jeong