Accession Number:

AD0756225

Title:

An Inventory of Current Mathematical Models of Scientific Data-Gathering Moors.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

HYDROSPACE-CHALLENGER INC ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

An inventory of current mathematical models of the static and dynamic response of scientific and oceanographic data-gathering moors is presented. Ship moors, military moors, unprogrammed models, non-mooring cable dynamics, obsolete models, purely static models, and cable strumming are excluded from the inventory. A matrix summary of all model characteristics is given, as well as a tabular condensation of the characteristics of each model. It is found that time-domain models are limited by the speed of third-generation digital computers, that frequency-domain models execute faster and model the response to a random seaway in spectral form more readily than time-domain models, and that experimental data are needed, both for establishing parameter coefficients and for verifying overall model accuracy. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE