International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 19, No. 2 June 2009


Table of Contents


Directional Wave Spectrum Estimation Based on Vessel’s 1st-order Motions:Field Results ..... 81
Alexandre N. Simos, Joao V. Sparano, Eduardo A. Tannuri and Vinicius L. F. Matos

Numerical Analysis on Motion Responses of Adjacent Multiple Floating Bodies by Using Rankine Panel Method

..... 90
Kyong-Hwan Kim, Yonghwan Kim and Mun-Sung Kim
Numerical Simulation of Hydrodynamic Behaviors of Gravity Cage in Current and Waves ..... 97

Yun-PengZhao, Yu-ChengLi, Guo-Hai Dong, Bin Tengand Fu-Kun Gui

Hydrodynamic Forces on Multiple Free-hanging Circular Cantilevers in Uniform Flows ..... 108
Rudi Walujo Prastianto, Koji Otsuka and Yoshiho Ikeda
Exploiting Redundancy in Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems ..... 115
Serdar Soylu, Bradley J. Buckham and Ron P. Podhorodeski

Numerical Study on Dissociation of Methane Hydrate and Gas Production Behavior in Laboratory-Scale Experiments for Depressurization:P art 3—Numerical Study on Estimation of Permeability in Methane Hydrate Reservoir

..... 124
Yasuhide Sakamoto, Masayo Kakumoto, Kuniyuki Miyazaki, Norio Tenma, Takeshi Komai, Tsutomu Yamaguchi,Mai Shimokawara and Kotaro Ohga
Keying of Plate Anchors in NC Clay Under Inclined Loading ..... 135
Christophe Gaudin, Kien H. Tham and Samy Ouahsine

Finite Difference Analysis of Dilatory Dissipation on Piezocone Test in Overconsolidated Cohesive Soil

..... 143
Tae-Gyun Ha, Choong-Ki Chung, Hyung-Min Kwon, Sung-Min Cho and Jong-Hong Jung
Predicting Lateral Wall Deflection in Top-down Excavation by Neural Network ..... 151
Shuhgi Chern, Juei-Hsing Tsai, Lien-Kwei Chien and Chong-Yue Huang