International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)

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Vol. 13, No. 1, March 2003

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Table of Contents

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Characterization of the Sea-Ice Floes Issuing from Their Fractal Properties ..... 1
Alexandre Chmel, Victor N. Smirnov and Leonid V. Panov  �@
Hydroelastic Response of Cylindrical Shell Structures During Earthquakes in Ice-covered Sea ..... 4
Takuji Hamamoto and Toshifumi Nojima  �@
On the Estimation of Nonlinear Volterra Models in Offshore Engineering ..... 12
Yngve Birkelund, Alfred Hanssen and Edward J. Powers  �@
Model and Field Experiments on a Wave Observation Buoy ..... 21
Wataru Koterayama, Masahiko Nakamura, Kenji Sato and Tetsuro Ikebuchi  �@
Computation of Nonlinear Wave Re.ections and Transmissions from Submerged Horizontal Cylinder ..... 29
T. Sch�nberg and J. R. Chaplin �@
Investigation of a Dynamic Property of Draupner Freak Wave ..... 38
Nungsoo Kim and Cheung Hun Kim  �@
Effects of Breakwaters on Motions of an Elastic Floating Plate in Waves ..... 43
S. Nagata, H. Niizato, H. Yoshida, Y. Ohkawa and K. Kobayashi  �@
Depth Control of an Underwater Vehicle Using Linear Parameter-varying Techniques ..... 52
R. Gao, E. Kondo, H. Kajiwara, W. Koterayama and M. Nakamura  �@
Optimization of Ship Structure Based on Zooming Finite Element Analysis with Sensitivities ..... 60
Mitsuru Kitamura and Tetsuya Uedera  �@
Considerations for Judging Suitability of Filling Materials for an SCP ..... 66
Hideo Tsuboi, Kenji Harada, Yasuo Tanaka and Tamotsu Matsui  �@
Influences of Penetrometer Tip Geometry on Bearing Strength Estimates ..... 73
P. J. Mulhearn ..... 79
Discussion �@
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