Damping forces on a cylinder oscillating in a viscous fluid

A. Otter

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Abstract

To study the damping crisis encountered in offshore structures composed of circular members, the damping forces acting on a harmonically oscillating circular cylinder were determined. An experimental setup, in which representative values of the shear-wave number together with a sufficient amplitude-to-diameter ratio can be met is very difficult to realize. This might explain the lack of experimental data so far.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-155
JournalApplied ocean research
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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