Hibernia gravity based structure: tests to determine drag and inertia coefficients

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
SubjectHibernia; gravity based structure; GBS; drag coefficient; inertia coefficient
AbstractThis report presents the results of a series of experiments carried out on a scale model of the Hibernia Gravity Based Structure (GBS). The purpose of the tests was to obtain drag and inertia coefficients for the GBS to better describe the specification for a proposed Underwater Towing Carriage. Good agreement with published data was achieved with the drag coefficient data. The data for the inertia coefficients is questionable due to problems with the experimental setup.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5782
NPARC number8895379
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Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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