volume 3, issue 2, P137-147 2013
DOI: 10.12989/ose.2013.3.2.137
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Sharanabasappa C. Sajjan, S. Surendran

Abstract: Moonpools are vertical wells in a floating body used onboard many types of vessels like cable-laying vessels and offshore support vessels. Moonpool gives passage to underwater activities for different types of ships as per their mission requirements. It is observed that inside a moonpool considerable relative motions may occur, depending on shape, depth of the moonpool and on the frequency range of the waves to which the ship is exposed. The vessel responses are entirely different in zero and non-zero Froude n…

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