International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)

 

Vol. 14, No. 4, December 2004

 

Table of Contents

 

A Simplified Moving Boundary Treatment in the MEC Model ..... 241
Zhixing Yu and Yusaku Kyozuka

Numerical Analysis of the Internal Kinematics and Dynamics of 3-D Breaking Waves on Slopes

..... 247
Benjamin Biausser, Philippe Fraunié, Stéphan T. Grilli and Richard Marcer
Comparison of Classical and Simple Free-surface Green Functions ..... 257
Chi Yang, Rainald Löhner and Francis Noblesse

A System of Multi-AUV Interlinked with a Smart Cable for Autonomous Inspection of Underwater Structures

..... 265
Son-Cheol Yu and Tamaki Ura
Experiments on a System of Multi-AUV Interlinked with a Smart Cable for Autonomous Inspection of Underwater Structures ..... 274
Son-Cheol Yu and Tamaki Ura
A Microstructural Study of Friction Stir Welded Joints of Carbon Steels ..... 284
A. Ozekcin, H. W. Jin, J. Y. Koo, N. V. Bangaru, R. Ayer, G. Vaughn, R. Steel and S. Packer
Grain Structures in Al-alloy Friction Stir Welds Observed by Stop-Action Technique ..... 289
Philip B. Prangnell, Chris P. Heason and Kevin J. Colligan
Heat Source Models in Simulation of Heat Flow in Friction Stir Welding ..... 296
H. N. B. Schmidt and J. Hattel
The Impact of Porous Microstructures of Gas Hydrates on Their Macroscopic Properties ..... 305
Werner F. Kuhs, Georgi Genov, Evgeny Goreshnik, Andreas Zeller, Kirsten S. Techmer and Gerhard Bohrmann
Thermal Conductivity of Deepwater Offshore Sediments ..... 310
T. A. Newson and P. Brunning
Field Instrumentation Assessment of Offshore Land Reclamation Works ..... 315
A. Arulrajah, H. Nikraz and M. W. Bo