## Proceedings of the ... International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 2American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001 - Arctic regions |

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INTRODUCTION Fixed offshore structures have usually been designed using

INTRODUCTION Fixed offshore structures have usually been designed using

**regular waves**. Although nonlinear wave theories are used in these calculations , they ignore the fact that the real sea is dispersive and directionally spread .Page 25

It may then be possible to produce either an empirical correction to the kinematics from

It may then be possible to produce either an empirical correction to the kinematics from

**regular wave**theory , or a set of designer waves ' of various heights and periods which can be inserted in force calculations .Page 170

wave ENVIRONMENTAL LOADING PREDICTION Both stillwater and wave - induced shear force and bending moment values were ... number of variations covering all possible wave directions not only in

wave ENVIRONMENTAL LOADING PREDICTION Both stillwater and wave - induced shear force and bending moment values were ... number of variations covering all possible wave directions not only in

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