The paper investigates the wave forcing and motion response of a small size TLP, with particular focus on sum frequency effects related to the restrained modes, heave, roll and pitch. The fluid loading is obtained from a second order diffraction code, and the stochastic response in a random sea state is estimated using a Volterra series representation of the response process. Although the wave loading is assumed to be a second order process, the dynamical system as such is a damped, linear mass-spring system. Numerical results are presented both in terms of power spectra and as extreme value predictions. In the latter case three different methods are compared and evaluated.

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