Model tests on the preliminary GBS design for Hibernia

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
SubjectHibernia; model; design; gravity base structure; waves; diffraction; forces; moments; runup; air gap; local pressure
AbstractA 1:40 scale model test program was conducted in regular and irregular waves on the preliminary Gravity Base Structure(GBS) design for the Hibernia Oil Field. The objective was to develop and demonstrate techniques associated with model testing of GBS for purposes of engineering design. Data measured during the tests included (1) global loads and moments
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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 number5542
NPARC number8895645
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Record identifierae24786d-3ee3-49d6-a99e-c5cabb5e4eb9
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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