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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 23
Edited by: M. Papadrakakis and B.H.V. Topping
Paper III.5

On Applications of an Exact Second-Order Theory to Wave-Structure Interaction Problems

A.D. Papanikolaou*, G.N. Zaraphonitis* and T.E. Schellin#

*Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
#Germanischer Lloyd, Hamburg, Germany

Full Bibliographic Reference for this paper
A.D. Papanikolaou, G.N. Zaraphonitis, T.E. Schellin, "On Applications of an Exact Second-Order Theory to Wave-Structure Interaction Problems", in M. Papadrakakis, B.H.V. Topping, (Editors), "Advances in Simulation and Interaction Techniques", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 139-148, 1994. doi:10.4203/ccp.23.3.5
This paper addresses a three-dimensional theoretical-numerical method for the solution of general surface wave-structure interaction problems. The presented method is based on a second-order potential theory and on a numerical solution of the formulated set of integral-equations for the velocity potentials by a developed computer algorithm. For the validation of the developed theory and the related computer program, typical numerical results for the first and second-order motions and loads of standardized offshore structures in waves are compared with known theoretical results of other authors and with data from model experiments.

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