Side by Side arrangement is considered for the LNG-FPSO offloading operations. In that case, two-body coupled effects are important for LNG-FPSO and LNGC motion and sloshing analysis. The present study is concerned with a ship motion and sloshing analysis considering two-body motion and sloshing-motion coupled effects. The methodology is based on three-dimensional potential theory on a coupled model of LNG-FPSO and LNGC in the frequency domain. To calculation sloshing impact pressures, the violent liquid motion inside tank is treated with three-dimensional numerical model adopting SOLA-VOF scheme.
Volume Subject Area:Offshore Technology
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