International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)

 

Vol. 23, No. 3 June 2013

 

Table of Contents

 

A Portable Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Sensor System Applied for Seawater and Sediment Investigations on an Arctic Sea-Trial

..... 161
Anna Kolomijeca, Heinz-Detlef Kronfeldt and Yong-Hyok Kwon
Depth Control for Robotic Dolphin Based on Fuzzy PID Control ..... 166
Fei Shen, Zhiqiang Cao, Chao Zhou, De Xu and Nong Gu

Propulsion Mechanism in Fluid Using Variable-Stiffness Fin with Torsional Rectangular Elastic Plates

..... 172
Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Hirotake Soyano and Masataka Nakabayashi
Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of 3D Gravity Currents around Obstacles ..... 178
Michele La Rocca, Pietro Prestininzi, Claudia Adduce, Giampiero Sciortino and Reinhard Hinkelmann

Numerical Analysis of Large-Amplitude Ship Motions Using FV-based Cartesian Grid Method

..... 186
Kyung-Kyu Yang, Bo-Woo Nam, Jae-Hoon Lee and Yonghwan Kim
Development of an Experimental Methodology for Self-Propulsion Test With a Marine Diesel Engine Simulator ..... 197
Katsuji Tanizawa, Yasusi Kitagawa, Tadanori Takimoto and Yoshiaki Tsukada
The Critical Point in Vortex-Induced Vibration of Pivoted Cylinder ..... 205
Brad Stappenbelt and Andrew Johnstone

A Vortex-Lattice Method for the Prediction of Unsteady Performance of Marine Propellers and Current Turbines

..... 210
Lei He, Spyros A. Kinnas and Wei Xu
Strain Capacity of 48"-OD X80 Pipeline in Pressurized Full-scale Bending Test ..... 218

Satoshi Igi, Takahiro Sakimoto, Hisakazu Tajika, Seishi Tsuyama, Shigeru Endo, Ryuji Muraoka and Nobuhisa Suzuki

Collapse Behaviour of a Bulk Carrier under Alternate Heavy Loading Conditions ..... 224
Zhiyong Pei, Kazuhiro Iijima, Masahiko Fujikubo, Yoshiteru Tanaka, Satoyuki Tanaka, Shigenobu Okazawa and Tetsuya Yao

Analysis of Three-dimensional Surface Cracks in a Welded Joint Structure Using the Shell-Solid Mixed Method

..... 232
Satoyuki Tanaka, Shigenobu Okazawa, Hiroshi Okada, Yang Xi and Yasuaki Ohtsuki