International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 22, No. 3, September 2012


Table of Contents


2010 Chilean Tsunami Observed on Japanese Coast by NOWPHAS GPS Buoys, Seabed Wave Gauges and Coastal Tide Gauges

..... 177
Hiroyasu Kawai, Makoto Satoh, Masafumi Miyata and Takashi Kobayashi
Modeling of High-Resolution 3D Sonar for Image Recognition ..... 186
Son-Cheol Yu, Zhu Teng and Dong-Joong Kang
A Semi-Infinite Numerical Wave Flume Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics ..... 193
E. Didier and M. G. Neves
Comparison of Moment-Based Parameter Estimation Methods for Rayleigh-Stokes Distribution of Wave Crests and Troughs ..... 200
Amir H. Izadparast and John M. Niedzwecki
Comparison of Springing and Whipping Responses of Model Tests with Predicted Nonlinear Hydroelastic Analyses ..... 209
Yongwon Lee, Nigel White, Zhenhong Wang, Shengming Zhang and Spyros E. Hirdaris
Ship Springing Analysis for Very Large Container Ship ..... 217
Jung-Hyun Kim, Yonghwan Kim, Byoung-Chul Kang and Yooil Kim
Finite Element Model Updating with Experimental Natural Frequency and Zero Frequency ..... 225
Cheon-hong Min, Soo-yong Park and Han-il Park

Reliability-Based Calibration of Fatigue Safety Factors for Offshore Wind Turbines

..... 234
John Dalsgaard Sørensen

Tensile Properties and Microstructure of Girth Welds for High-Strength Linepipe

..... 242
Masahiko Hamada, Hidenori Shitamoto and Hiroyuki Hirata

Spudcan Foundations on Multi-Layered Soils with Interbedded Sand and Stiff Clay Layers

..... 248
M. S. Hossain and M. F. Randolph