International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE)


Vol. 24, No. 3 September 2014


Table of Contents


Comparative Study of a Boltzmann-based Finite Volume and a Lattice Boltzmann Model for Shallow Water Flows in Complex Domains ..... 161
Pietro Prestininzi, Michele La Rocca and Reinhard Hinkelmann
Variation of the Drag Coefficient Investigated by Using Tower-based Long Period Measurements—Condition of High Wind Speed with Following and Cross Swell ..... 168
Naoya Suzuki, Yoshiaki Toba, Satoru Komori, Naohisa Takagaki, Yasuyuki Baba, Teruhiro Kubo, Kohei Shintaku and Masao Yamamoto
Numerical Simulation of Impact Loads Caused by Sloshing in a Rectangular Tank Using Eulerian and Lagrangian Approaches ..... 174
Se-min Jeong, Sung-Chul Hwang and Jong-Chun Park
CFD Modeling of Propeller Tip Vortex over Large Distances ..... 181
Baili Zhang, Jing Lou, Chang-Wei Kang, Alexander Wilson, Johan Lundberg, Urban Svennberg and Rickard Bensow
Numerical Simulation Of a Dynamically Controlled Ship in Level Ice ..... 184
Quan Zhou and Heather Peng
Ice Forces on Jack-up Legs due to Ice Crushing ..... 192
Yihe Wang, Qianjin Yue, Ning Xu and Dayong Zhang
Flaw Tolerance of Pipelines Containing Circumferential Flaws Subjected to Axial Straining and Internal Pressure—Tests and Analyses ..... 199
Henryk Pisarski, Simon Smith and Tyler London
Investigation of Thermal Cycle and Metallurgical Characteristics of Hyperbaric Gas Metal Arc Welding ..... 206
Usani Ofem, Supriyo Ganguly, Stewart Williams and Neil Woodward
In-situ Soil Testing in the Central Indian Ocean Basin at 5462-m Water Depth ..... 213
S. Muthukrishna Babu, N. R. Ramesh, P. Muthuvel, R. Ramesh, C. R. Deepak and M. A. Atmanand
Depressurization and Electrical Heating of Hydrate Sediment for Gas Production ..... 218
Hideki Minagawa, Takuma Ito, Sho Kimura, Hiroaki Kaneko and Hideo Narita    
Probabilistic Assessment of Cyclic Behavior of Laterally Loaded Piles in Sand ..... 224
Ivan Depina, Thi Minh Hue Le, Gudmund Eiksund and Thomas Benz    
Improvement of Marine Sediment by Combined Electrokinetic and Chemical Treatment ..... 232
Pinghui Liu and J. Q. Shang