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

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1.2 - cos distribution Type of mesh Coarse Medium Fine Ultrafine Number of Numb . of free

1.2 - cos distribution Type of mesh Coarse Medium Fine Ultrafine Number of Numb . of free

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The 3 degrees of freedom ( DOF ) nonlinear LF

The 3 degrees of freedom ( DOF ) nonlinear LF

**body**- fixed coupled equations of motion in surge , sway and yaw of the DP vessel can be formulated as : Mv + C R $ ( V ) V + C ( V. ) V , + Dni ( V ,, 7 , ) , + DLV + Twee2 + Ti ( 1 ) = T ...Page 397

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**body**( about 1 2 s.d. from Xn ) can be approximately fitted to a normal distribution , as shown on Fig . 7 , with about same offset between the mean of the normal distribution and the expected value . A plot of typical observed ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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