International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)

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Vol. 7, No. 1, March 1997

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Table of Contents

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Formation of the Ice Cover's Flexural Oscillations by Action of Surface and Internal Ship Waves - Part I. Surface Waves ...... 1
A.E. Bukatov and V.V. Zharkov �@
Structure of Ice Grown on High-Voltage Conductors ...... 13
M. Farzaneh, J. Bouillot, Y. Teisseyre, E.C. Svensson and R.L. Donaberger �@
Indentation Contact and Penetration of Ice by a Semicircular Indentor ...... 16
Brian Veitch and Jukka Tuhkuri �@
Ultimate Strength Analysis of Stiffened Panels in Ships Subjected to Biaxial and Lateral Loading ...... 22
Xiaozhi Wang and Torgeir Moan �@
Springing and Ringing Due to Laboratory-Generated Asymmetric Waves ...... 30
C.H. Kim, C.T. Zhao, J. Zou and Y. Xu �@
Effects of Axial Dampers and Elastic Joints on the 3-D Dynamic Responses of a Deep-Ocean Pipe with Torsional Coupling ...... 36
Baorong Cheng and Jin S. Chung �@
Investigation of Effect of Surface Decarburization on Mechanical Properties of Molybdenum Using Multifractal Formalism ...... 44
A.G. Kolmakov, I.J. Bunin and G.V. Vstovsky �@
Investigation of Resonant Tensioning in Submerged Cables Subjected to Lateral Excitation ...... 48
B.L. Newberry and N.C. Perkins �@
Effect of Lay Angle on Various Characteristics of Spiral Strands ...... 54
Mohammed Raoof �@
Modelling Heat Buildup in Large Polyester Ropes ...... 63
M.S. Overington and C.M. Leech �@
The Irregular Wave induced Seepage Force on the Bottom of a Circular Cylinder ...... 70
Dahong Qiu and Qilong Wang �@
Pile Skin Friction in Clays ...... 77
U.A.A. Mirza �@
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